Mettā Happy Hour: How One Female Entrepreneur is Redefining the Conversation Around Sex
Join Ti Chang and Mettā for Mettā Happy Hour: evening discussions where we intimately connect with entrepreneurs, founders, innovators, and Mettā members and non-members alike, to delve into how and why they are changing the world.
For our first Mettā Happy Hour, we're honored to have Ti Chang, an industrial designer and entrepreneur who is based in San Francisco and running CRAVE.
Ti is a rare female industrial designer turned entrepreneur who will share her personal journey on building an award-winning sex toy company. She will share why she believes in designing for women and why products matter to social change.
About Ti Chang
Ti is an industrial designer / entrepreneur passionate about designing products for women. She is the co-founder and VP of Design of CRAVE, a San Francisco-based company specializing in discreet and luxury sex toys. Prior to Crave, Ti foundedINCOQNITO, a line of intimate accessories that double as fashionable jewelry which was acquired by CRAVE in 2011. Since then, Ti has continued to lead the concept and design for the company’s full line of products which has won numerous awards, including Red Dot, IDEA and Good Design.
She is best known for the design of Vesper, a vibrator necklace, one of the most celebrated and innovative sex toys disrupting the adult toy industry and changing the conversation around sex. She has been featured in numerous publications including Fortune, Forbes, HuffPo, and New York Times and is a former POPTECH! Speaker. She co-chairs the Women in Design section of the Industrial Designers Society of America, where she organizes events to support the community of women in industrial design. Ti holds a MA in Design Products from Royal College of Art in London and a BS in Industrial Design from Georgia Institute of Technology. Ti grew up in Atlanta, GA and now enjoys life and work in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mettā Members: $100
Ticket price includes one complimentary drink