Patagonia's Next Chapter with CEO Ryan Gellert
Featuring Ryan Gellert, CEO, Patagonia Works and Patagonia
Interviewed by Brendan Vaughan, Editor-in-Chief, Fast Company
In 2020, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard had a simple task for Ryan Gellert: figure out the future of his $3 billion company as its new CEO, all while the pandemic was changing the landscape of nearly every industry—and the world. Three years into his tenure, and one year after Chouinard made “Earth our only shareholder,” Gellert explains how he’s guiding the company in its goal of “going purpose” instead of “going public."