Roberto Milk, CEO, NOVICA
Roberto Milk is the CEO & Co-Founder of NOVICA.com, a mission-driven company that works with artisans around the world in association with National Geographic.
Over the past ten years, NOVICA
has become one of the largest handmade gift and jewelry websites in the world, selling the works of thousands of artisans through regional offices in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Prior to NOVICA, Milk worked as an investment banker for Prudential Securities, where he helped raise over $1 billion in capital markets transactions, M&A transactions and venture capital financing.
Roberto is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
had long written about creating an economic development model for artisans in Peru and other developing nations around the world.
Peruvian grandmother was one of NOVICA's
Milk received his A.B. in International Relations with Honors from Stanford University and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Mr. Milk also enjoys photography and is an active soccer player.
has spoken at Davos and received the Outstanding Social Entrepreneur award by the World Economic Forum