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Description: On is a Swiss running shoe company that is the brainchild of Olivier Bernhard, a six-time Ironman champion and former professional triathlete. In just 11 years, the upstart company went from zero to a valuation over $7 billion. This is the story about how a two time world champion and his friends landed Roger Federer to help create one of the fastest growing shoe companies in the world.

Source: – video report

Date: Nov 29, 2021


Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the company’s marketing success story.
  • How important was the connection to Roger Federer?
  • Should this “formula” serve as a model for other brands?
  • Name other brands that have followed this approach?