Inside the Minds of NOBULL

July 28, 2022 by
Photo Credit: NOBULL

All great ideas start somewhere. For NOBULL, it was the 50’s Diner in Dedham, Massachusetts.

It was here Marcus Wilson and Michael Schaeffer started meeting once a month in 2010 for breakfast, a budding friendship born out of the workplace that has spilled over as the two bonded both ideologically and philosophically.

There is no denying the resumes of the duo: Wilson has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell, an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and spent time in Africa helping build a $145 million power plant project in Ghana. Schaeffer has a master’s in mechanical engineering from his home country of Austria and a master’s degree in industrial design from the Pratt Institute, while also working in Japan during the early stages of his career.

But how did these two go from the world of STEM to making sportswear shirts and shoes with a distinct design?

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