Start Date: 1/30/2020 6:00 PM CST
End Date: 1/30/2020 8:00 PM CST
Venue Name: Colour Collective Location:
801 Core Street Suite A
Dallas, TX United States 75207
ICMAD 2020 Dallas Cosmetic Networking Reception!
The Dallas Cosmetic Networking Reception is an opportunity for members of the cosmetic industry in the area to connect. Our speaker will be Dr. Robb Akridge who brings insight to new brands, entrepreneurs, and innovators on how to walk-the-walk and talk-the-talk in bringing a product to market, as well as selling the brand, and then doing it again.
Join us for his engaging talk, The Power of Human Connection
Please be sure to RSVP to this complimentary event here.
Stay Tuned for more Regional Networking Events!
- Florida – April 2020
- Chicago – June 2020
- California – August 2020
- New York – October 2020
Dr. Robb Akridge, PhD, is founder and CEO of REA Innovations, Inc. ……..
In addition to currently developing a new venture in the cosmetic world under REA Innovations, Inc.; Dr. Robb has had a diverse and exciting career. Dr. Robb is a co-founder of Clarisonic where he helped develop technologically advanced and clinically-proven sonic devices that make a clear difference in skin health and appearance. Dr. Robb represented the brand around the world, meeting with international partners, customers and journalists, as well as appearing on QVC television. Prior to this role, Dr. Robb held several positions while at Clarisonic; initially as Vice President of Clinical Research and later as Global Brand President.
Dr. Robb received his MS in biology (with an emphasis in non-vascular plants; mycology) from Southwest Texas State where he studied Fungi Imperfecti (Aquatic Hyphomycetes). Dr. Robb obtained his PhD in Microbiology (with an emphasis in Immunology and Infectious Disease) from Texas A&M University. In total he has spent over 25 years in medical and global health research, with over 10 years spent on HIV/AIDS research. His career also includes scientist and clinical trial management positions at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, ICOS Corporation, and Sonicare®. Robb is a member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology as an Adjunct Research Member. He also served as chairman of the board of ICMAD (Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors) for several years and currently is a board member.