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Erin Mays

Co-Founder & CEO of Ebco

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Erin Mays is the co-founder and CEO of Ebco, a trend and innovation firm in Austin, TX, that uses an evidence-based and culturally observed research process to drive and inspire unexpected new products, technologies, business models and categories. The firm leverages trends that lead to breakthrough insights and inspiration that differentiates their Fortune 500 clients from the competition. Ebco was recently recognized as one of Austin Inno’s 50 on Fire.

Prior to forming Ebco, Erin served as a vice president for Sterling Brands and Senior Design Strategist at Karten Design. Erin is an accomplished researcher utilizing a range of methodologies and sources and has worked across a variety of industries, categories, and markets. She holds an MBA in Design Strategy and dual bachelor degrees from UCLA in Design and Anthropology.


In addition to being an entrepreneur, Erin is married to husband Ben Chaib, also an entrepreneur, and mom to 4 kids, 2-11 years old, who are busy busy with extracurricular activities and volunteering. As a family they participate in Generation Serve volunteering, and Erin serves as a weekly volunteer with the Girls Empowerment Network. With family, for business, or alone with her husband, travel is top on Erin’s list of favorite activities, flying out at least monthly and leaving the country at least 3 times a year.