Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Favorite Poketti: Sydney the Penguin
Personality: Ambitious, Creative, A Born Leader
Life's Goal: To put a Poketti in every bedroom in America.
Poketti Pocket Powers: Confidence, Creativity, Innovation
Sydney is currently a freelance graphic designer and intern at Disney's Yellow Shoes internal advertising agency. In May 2022, she graduated from USC's Iovine and Young Academy, a program that combines design, technology and the business of innovation. In addition to her coursework, she walked backwards as a USC tour guide, danced with the USC Chamber Ballet Company, was the Creative Director of the USC fashion magazine, HAUTE, and co-founded the USC Star Wars Club. Sydney graduated from The Girls' Middle School (where her 7th-grade entrepreneurial class changed her life) and Castilleja School in Palo Alto, CA.
Founder and Chief Idea Officer
Favorite Poketti: Toni the Bunny
Personality: Caring, Empathetic, Funny
Life's Goal: To write and perform as a professional pianist
Poketti Pocket Powers: Kindness, Creativity, Generosity
Toni is currently a Pop Performance major (keyboard) at USC's Thornton School of Music. She loves to draw, dance, teach music, and perform with her indie rock band, Metro (@wearemetro), and LA-based band Kurman (@kurmanmusic). Her business instincts and creative ideas drive the direction of the company. Toni graduated from The Girls' Middle School and Castilleja School in Palo Alto, CA.
Founder and Chief Accelerator
Favorite (Future) Poketti: Jude the Giraffe
Personality: Intuitive, Productive, Happy
Life's Goal: To write an inspiring novel
Poketti Pocket Powers: Purpose, Creativity, Curiosity
Kris is a graphic designer, photographer, and writer, who feels fortunate every day to work side by side with her daughters. At Poketti, she finds opportunities and moves things along while Sydney and Toni are at school. She plays the piano (not as well as Toni) and loves to read and learn new things. She's in awe of her husband Chris, an industrial designer, and hopes to clean out the garage someday.