Samantha is the Founder and CEO of Little Yellow Bird, a uniform company, providing their customers with complete transparency and their workers with ethical employment opportunities. Little Yellow Bird was founded in 2015 while Samantha was studying at UC and now supplies over 200 organisations in New Zealand, Australia and the USA with their uniform requirements.
Samantha is also the founder of Origins which is a tech platform aiming to provide transparency through garment supply chains globally. Origins recently raised $1.2 Million in non-equity funding via the NEM Foundation.
Samantha's background is in Supply Chain Management and she served as a Logistics Officer in the Royal New Zealand Air Force for six years prior to setting up Little Yellow Bird. Samantha has a both a Masters in International Security and a Masters in Engineering Management. She is an Edmund Hillary Fellow and was recognised as New Zealand's Young Innovator of the year in 2017.
Little Yellow Bird
Next Speaker > Anton Matthews