Shien-ru Tsao is a product designer and serial entrepreneur in New York City. She has launched and sold a series of successful creative startups. Her products range from paper goods to pet apparel and women’s accessories.

Over the years, her collections have sold throughout the US and international markets in boutique establishments and mass-market retailers such as Anthropologie, Macy’s, PETCO, and QVC. Her designs have been featured in Glamour.com, Real Simple Magazine, Modern Dog Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Austin Statesman, Treehugger.com, Racked NYC, and Racked National.

She is currently running her fourth start-up, Commit To Green™. This social enterprise designs and manufactures compostable bags, aiming to inspire individuals to participate in initiatives that drive sustainable change. Founded on the belief that smart design that is effectively applied to the correct medium can raise awareness in our communities.

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