Jeffrey Kalmikoff

Jeffrey Kalmikoff
Partner and CCO, Threadless


Jeffrey is your average 29-year-old tattooed metal-head with an eye for design and nose for tomfoolery. His time is spent as partner and Chief Creative Officer of the Chicago-based, community-business-centric skinnyCorp.

Jeffrey started out as a design partner for the Threadless website, but soon joined the team full-time. As CCO, Jeffrey oversees design and strategy for skinnyCorp’s numerous community-based web projects. These projects range in scale from Threadless, a multi-million dollar tee shirt business and ongoing design competition, to YayHooray, a just-for-fun design and technology community site.

Jeffrey’s work has been published numerous times, and he has had the pleasure of speaking to students and peers all over the world from MIT to the University of Copenhagen to CNN to NPR.


Location: Ballroom - 3rd Level Level:
Jake Nickell (Threadless), Jeffrey Kalmikoff (Threadless)
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(3.65, 23 ratings)
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Location: 2005 Level:
Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Jen Bekman (20x200 | Jen Bekman Projects, Inc.), Matt Stinchcomb (Etsy, Inc.), Jeffrey Kalmikoff (Threadless)
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(3.00, 9 ratings)
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