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David Segal (he/him)

Co-Founder, DAVIDsTEA, Firebelly Tea, and Mad Radish

David Segal is the co-founder of Firebelly Tea. He’s also best known as “the David” of DAVIDsTEA, and as a retail thought-leader and speaker. During his time at DAVIDsTEA, Segal grew the company from a single store on Toronto’s Queen Street West to a $200 million retail giant. In June 2015, DAVIDsTEA became a publicly-traded company on the NASDAQ, and since launch, the brand has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Women’s Wear Daily, The Globe and Mail, and Fast Company. Segal left DAVIDsTEA in 2016 and started Mad Radish - a quick service restaurant concept. Mad Radish is all about providing healthy, gourmet fast foods.In 2017, David was named one of Canada's Top 40 under 40. In 2021, Segal started Firebelly tea to create exceptional loose leaf teas tailored to modern living, and gorgeous tea accessories to shake up the category.

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