Successful Placement: Purple- Chief of Staff

Jan 12, 2021

Purple Appoints Former Walmart Exec as Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO

Purple Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPL) (“Purple”), the leader in comfort innovation and the creator of the renowned Purple® Mattress, appoints Anthony Carbone to Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO.

Carbone is an entrepreneurial and innovative technology leader with a proven track record of achievement in corporate strategy, strategic planning, product management, sales channels & operations, financial modeling, and strategic partnerships.  He joins Purple from Walmart eCommerce where he was most recently the Head of Strategic Marketplace Partnerships & Business Development, Partner Acquisition.  Carbone managed the business development team focused on acquiring strategic partners for Walmart’s Marketplace & DSV platforms.  Prior to Walmart, he led enterprise strategic planning, business development, and sales at PNY Technologies and was VP, Marketing and Corporate & Business Development at Fastor Systems.  Carbone has held strategic leadership roles at Sandisk, Allianz Global Investors, J.P. Morgan, and Hitachi.  He was also a captain in the US Army.

Carbone holds a BS/MS in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA in Business Administration and Management from Harvard Business School.

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About Purple


Purple is an innovative comfort product company that designs and manufactures products to improve people’s lives. It designs and manufactures a range of comfort products, including mattresses, pillows, and cushions, using its patented Purple Grid™ material designed to improve comfort. The Company markets and sells its products through its direct-to-consumer online channel, traditional retail partners, and third party online retailers. For more information on Purple, visit

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