Occupation: CEO and co-founder of Dollar Shave Club, a subscription razor service
Best-known for: Building a successful startup out of a viral ad campaign
Dubin started Dollar Shave Club in 2012 with a simple concept and a vulgar tagline. “Our blades are f–king great,” he says, straight-faced, in the company’s first ad. It went on to become a viral sensation that has garnered more than 23 million YouTube views to date.
In July, Unilever ( announced it would buy Dollar Shave Club for $1 billion. )
Dubin retained a stake in the company and remains at its helm as it expands its offering of men’s care products.
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