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Season 9

March 31, 2023

Nike OG Betsy Parker on How to Get a Job at the Brand | The Complex Sneakers Podcast

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne, and Matt Welty. This week they are joined by Betsy Parker, a Nike veteran who spent 35 years at the brand. At Nike, she worked on trend research out of the brand’s New York office and helped recruit design talent. Parker talks about her visits to footwear factories, interactions with legends like Rob Strasser and Tinker Hatfield, and what Nike recruiters are looking for when hiring. Also, the hosts talk about the CRTZ x Nike Air Max 95 launch, Zelensky’s hyped sneakers, and Jerry Lorenzo’s Fear of God x Adidas line.


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The Complex Sneakers Show
The Complex Sneaker Show is now on video! The internet’s biggest sneaker shows, Sneaker Shopping's Joe La Puma and Full Size Run's Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty, come together to discuss the most important sneaker news and topics every week, and give their expert opinions that can only be told authentically from Complex.