Mesh & Bone Founders
Scott Crist is the brand leader. He began his career as a venture capital investor with Lightspeed Ventures (formerly WPG). Following VC, he found his passion for global brand building and held various positions with Newell Brands and Kokuyo. Scott is a native of Southern California and a graduate of Stanford.
Richard Wessler is our CEO. Richard is a seasoned global executive and has held leadership roles at Samsung, Cartier, Jarden, and Newell Brands. He spent over 20 years living and working in Asia and Europe, including Paris, where he met Scott. Richard is a native of Los Angeles and attended the University of Southern California and New York University Stern School of Business.
Mark Krebs is a serial entrepreneur and is a founding member of several successful start-ups, including OpinionLab (purchased by Verint). Mark is a CPA by training and world traveler. He is a Chicago native and a graduate of Indiana University.
Kevin Georges is a global-minded entrepreneur specialized in sourcing and product development. He was Scott’s roommate in Tokyo where they crafted the MESH & Bone concept. Kevin founded Le Courégant, a fashion brand of luxury French-made coats for men. He is based in Brittany, France.
Seth Martineau has spent his career focused on bringing new products to market at companies both large and small, including a role in short-term innovation at Hillshire Farm and a stint in the Consumer Products practice at the Boston Consulting Group. After graduating from Emory University in Atlanta, Seth started his career at Newell Brands where he met Scott and Luca and began shaping the strategy for what would become Mesh & Bone. He is a native of Providence, Rhode Island and currently works in Management Consulting in Chicago.
Luca Pasqualotti is a global brand director and has led various brand initiatives with Newell Brands, including Ink Joy™ – one of Newell’s most successful global launches. Luca is a graduate of IAE FRANCE – École Universitaire de Management at the University of Caen. He is currently based in London, UK.
“MESH & Bone is a family affair and the faces below are some of the greatest people I’ve ever met. I can’t thank you enough–long live MESH & Bone.”