Selected 2017

Alex O’Dell

  • Current company Floyd
  • Industry E-Commerce

Alex O’Dell is a co-founder and COO of Floyd, a Detroit-based e-comm furniture brand that creates original designs for the home. Alex founded Floyd with Kyle Hoff in 2013 out of a reaction to disposable furniture. They set out to design products that last through timeless design, honest materials, and adaptability in the products for how people live today. Their success has established Floyd as a leading brand. Today, their furniture is in the homes of over 50,000 customers, and the company has grown to over 50 employees and raised $20m in financing to-date. Their long term aim is to build the world’s most beloved furniture brand. Alex studied Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and besides  well-designed chairs, loves cycling and photography.

About Floyd

Floyd is a Detroit-based furniture company built for the internet.  Floyd designs pieces for the way people live today, through a thoughtful and simple online purchase experience, free shipping, tool-free assembly, and insistence on lasting quality. The company began in 2013 as a reaction to disposable furniture and is focused on sustainability, high-quality products and superior customer experience.  Floyd products have shipped to over 50 countries.

Work with Alex

Learn more about career opportunities at Floyd on the company’s career page.

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