Candace V. Mitchell – Co-Founder and CEO – Myavana

Candace 2Candace V. Mitchell is cofounder and CEO of Techturized Inc., a high tech hair care company based in Atlanta, GA. Their first product, Myavana, is a personalized hair care service that recommends products and services based on scientific analysis of consumer’s hair type and texture.

She was recently named on WWD’s Top 50 Beauty Innovators Under 40, 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the category of Retail and E-Commerce, and BET’s Next In Class STEM Award Winner.

She graduated from Georgia Tech in 2011 with a B.S. in Computer Science. Her technology background includes undergraduate research in IT security and human computer interaction. Her company has been featured nationally on ‘The Real’ daytime talk show, Marie Claire Magazine, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry show, ESSENCE magazine, Ebony Magazine, Black Enterprise, and Business Insider.

The visionary entrepreneur is sparking innovation in the worlds of beauty and technology as one of the first entrepreneurs chosen by Sephora in the Summer 2016 Accelerate program.