August 30, 2011 BY John Kim / 3
Nike’s design team has gained a unique celebrity status over the years, reaching a point where names like Tinker Hatfield, Dwayne Edwards, and Jason Petrie have become household names. Opting for the behind-the-scenes, under-the-radar level of flight is Gemo Wong, the design lead for the booming Nike Sportswear division of the Swoosh. In this video interview with Wong, brought to us by theHue, we quickly learn that the Illinois-native’s disposition reflects his attitude – reserved and stoic yet effusive with passion, one that has led him through some of the most respectable positions in notable apparel labels in their respective eras. Continue reading for the full video interview with Gemo Wong for an inside look at the mind behind one of the unsung heroes of the Nike Campus.
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