Ashley Wray is the co-founder and CEO of Mala Collective.
The Vancouver-based company works with artisans in Bali and India to create products supporting mindfulness and meditation.
Since founding in 2011, the triple-bottom-line company has grown its ecommerce and wholesale streams to service customers globally.
As the market leader in a growing niche, Mala Collective has partnered with such brands at Lululemon, and been featured at the Oscars.
Becoming vertically integrated in 2015, they have set the stage to scale in the billion-dollar market of meditation while supporting sustainable manufacturing overseas.