Branding & Business Strategy
Timo Weiland is an award-winning Creative Director, serial entrepreneur and DJ based in New York City. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised between Florida and New York. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, he worked for several years as an investment banking analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities in Media & Technology before launching his first startup. Since 2010, Timo has successfully built a namesake lifestyle brand, as well as businesses across food & beverage, design, media, B2B intelligence, real estate, technology, and venture capital.
The brand won the prestigious Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation award, Forbes 30 Under 30 List for Design, as well as the Council of Fashion Designers of America x Cadillac Retail Innovation grant. Recent projects include creative direction for GAP's Banana Republic, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG Worldwide), and one of the worlds largest direct-to-consumer optical brands, Zenni. He works between his creative offices in Brooklyn, recording studio in Flatiron, and venture capital offices in Lower Manhattan.