Innovators: Co-Founder and CEO of Stray Boots, Avi Millman

Avi Millman

Innovators. They come in many forms. They dream big but they aren’t just dreamers. They form raw ideas into cool products with disruptive business models. They shatter entire industries and leave established leviathans running scared with their tails between their legs. The Innovators interview series connects you with the most driven people on the planet. What makes them tick? What advice do they have for tech founders? What tools do they use to get the job done? Read on to find out.

Avi Millman, Co-founder & CEO of Stray Boots, has spent his professional career rapidly growing businesses. After graduating cum laude from Princeton with a BA in History, he joined national apparel retailer Steve and Barry’s, working for the COO in its internal consulting group. Rising to Director of Logistics, he grew the company’s supply chain systems from handling 60 stores to over 200 in two years, supporting annual sales of over $500 Million. He then went on to join beverage startup Q Tonic, now Q Drinks, as the fourth employee, where he grew top line sales by 500% in one year, adding prominent clients such as the Four Seasons, Waldorf Astoria, and Fairway Market. An avid traveler and life-long game enthusiast, Avi started Stray Boots after a trip to Rome, where he realized the guidebook experience was far too passive ...

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