Ken O'Brien

Ken O'Brien

Executive Vice President – Business Development

Ken serves as Executive Vice President of Business Development at Tristar, specializing in product development, sourcing, talent acquisition, licensing, and merchandising. Most recently, Ken’s outstanding licensing work was instrumental in establishing the Emeril Everyday and Trusted Butcher brands.

Before joining Tristar, he was Senior VP of Buying at QVC and VP of Marketing and Product Development at the Appliance Company of America.

Ken earned his B.A. in political science from the University of Connecticut.