May 16, 2014
Udi Avshalomov: Smart Entrepreneur Of The Week
In this weeks’ write-up of the latest smart and innovative entrepreneur, its Udi Avshalomov, an Israeli – born business magnate, investor, and footwear guru. At age 6, Avshalomov emigrated from Israel and then grew up in Brooklyn, New York. From a young age, he designed — and then became a retailer where he opened the legendary Training Camp store in 1997. Since then, it has grown to be one of the most sought out urban retailers in the United States with stores throughout New York City, Miami and elsewhere – which attract sneaker-lovers from all over the globe.
Subsequently, Udi Avshalmov has become Founder, President and CEO of a leading footwear licensing and branding agencies, 2 Feet Productions Inc. With over 20 years in the industry, Avshalomov has partnered with some of the most lucrative brands, Adidas, Nike and J.Crew and with leading names in the hip-hop industry including Sean “Puffy” Combs, Jay-Z and the Wu-Tang clan.
This footwear connoisseur and family man currently resides on Long Island with his wife and children.