Founder & Executive Chairman
Andy Ruben is the founder and executive chairman of Trove, the market leader in branded resale and trade-in for world-class brands and retailers such as Canada Goose, lululemon, Patagonia, REI, Levi’s, Arc’teryx, Allbirds, and more. Previously, Ruben led a number of transformational endeavors at Walmart, including launching the company’s sustainability efforts as their first-ever chief sustainability officer, redefining the role of private brands, and overseeing global corporate and e-commerce strategy. He was inspired to start Trove to accelerate the shift toward more sustainable, circular models that could support brand growth while being less dependent on new manufacturing. Today, Trove partners with numerous iconic brands and has been recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, Inc.’s 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies, and more.