Chip Wilson was bornon 1956 in Vancouver, Canada, Canada, is Chairman, Lululemon Athletica. Chip Wilson is #932 in List Billionaires People In The World. Chip Wilson, the founder and former CEO of Lululemon, opened Lululemon's first store in Vancouver in 2000. He took the firm public in 2007, but stepped down as the chairman in late 2013 and stepped away from the business completely in 2015 after a series of controversies. In 2013, Wilson's blaming Lululemon's too sheer pants on women's body types caused an uproar among fans. Although Wilson has no management role in Lululemon, he remains its biggest individual shareholder. He advises Kit and Ace, a creation of his wife and son that sells washable cashmere-like clothing.
The organization’s goal is that all Ethiopians have access to quality education free of foreign aid funding by 2030
As of June 2016, imagine1day had 487 partner schools with 35 of those built from the ground up by its team
Wilson appeared in a CBS interview in 2015 where he apologized for past statements regarding the Lululemon yoga pant scandal saying, "
In 2014, the run had over 6,000 participants and raised over $1 million
"On November 18, 2013, Wilson was the subject of the Stephen Colbert show's segment "Alpha Dog of the Week"; Colbert sarcastically criticized the CEO for his views on the influence of birth control and for having said that some women's bodies "just actually don't work" for his company's pants
As of 2012 Forbes ranked Wilson as the 10th wealthiest Canadian and 401st in the world, with an estimated net worth as of March 2013 of $2
In 2007 Wilson, along with his wife Shannon Wilson, launched imagine1day, a charity dedicated to improving education conditions in Ethiopia
Wilson served as CEO of lululemon until 2005, when he sold a 48% minority stake in lululemon to private equity firms Advent International and Highland Capital Partners
In 2004 Ernst & Young named Wilson its Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year for Innovation and Marketing
Wilson went on to sell Westbeach in 1997 and founded Lululemon Athletica Inc
In 1979, Wilson founded his first retail apparel company, Westbeach Snowboard Ltd
Wilson, born in 1956, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Calgary in 1980