Chris Salgardo

Board Member

Chris Salgardo is an entrepreneur, men’s lifestyle expert, philanthropist, and author. As the former president of Kiehl’s Since 1851 and author of MANMADE: The Essential Skincare and Grooming Reference for Every Man, he became known as the face of men’s skincare and grooming. Today Chris is the CEO of Chipican, a joint beauty venture between the actress Sofia Vergara and the Spanish skincare company Cantabria Labs. He is also the owner and founder of Lightning Bolt Industry, which is a consulting, skincare, and editorial company that focuses on the men’s market. He has been honored by 11 charitable organizations for his philanthropic work worldwide and received the Brand Genius Award from ADWEEK. Chris lives in New York, where he rides his motorcycle, avid archer, skateboarder, and spoils his two cats, Finn and Bacco.