Episode 7: Not business as usual with Benoit Pagotto

Benoit Pagotto is co-founder of the hugely successful RTFKT Studios, a company focused on merging realities within the fashion and gaming space by creating next-gen sneakers and collectibles for the metaverse. Benoit has been involved in some amazing collaborations, with the likes of Japanese pop icon Takashi Murakami and blockchain artist FEWOCiOUS. In this episode, Benoit talks about his latest projects and what he looks for in a collaborator. He reflects on his early career and the impact of the Nike acquisition of RTFKT. And he looks to the future, talking about AI, innovation and his goals for the next 10 years.

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Sign up to our newsletter to know when new episodes drop: https://www.facebook.com/business/m/updates-signup This season, Nicola Mendelsohn, VP, Meta, explores the pathways to the metaverse, meeting with the most exciting future leaders, changemakers, innovators and risk-takers of today who are weaving the tapestry of the future of the internet and the metaverse. Together, they’ll explore the now — the pioneering work they’re doing today, the then — their past and influences, and the ten— what their industry will look like 10 years from now. Subscribe now so you don't miss out when season 3 lands! Can't get enough? Check out seasons 1 and 2, where Nicola speaks to the driving forces behind some of the world’s most influential communities, including Depop, Comic Relief, Xbox, Condé Nast and Netflix.