Mariano co-founded Nimbly after successfully starting and managing his own knit clothing brand, called Appalatch. His deep interest in clothing manufacturing and sustainability was cultivated during studies at Harvard and international work for the World Bank.
Christian joined as a co-founder after working at the intersection of sustainable innovation, advanced manufacturing and impact investing. He is the founder of sustainable luxury brand Lazlo and a founding board member of the Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center, partnering with the CFDA, the City of Detroit, Carhartt and Shinola. He also co-chairs the NEXUS Ethical Fashion Lab; with 3,500 members globally, NEXUS bridges communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship. Christian holds a degree from Princeton.