Lloyd Sommers

General Manager, ReST

Sleep Technology Summit Panelist

Since joining ReST as its first employee in 2014, Lloyd was responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and building the team to execute it. ReST now generates revenue from three sources: (i) ReST Bed™, (ii) in-store diagnostic stations, and (iii) licensing its proprietary technology.  Lloyd has a rich history working with alternative surfaces. He joined ReST from TERRECON, Inc. a pioneer of non-concrete modular pedestrian pavement systems.  As President, he steered corporate strategic direction and oversaw all marketing and financial activities. Lloyd also served as first-ever North American Marketing Manager for DuPont Titanium Technologies, a $700 million region within DuPont’s most profitable business unit. At DuPont, he was responsible for marketing and strategy development with the aim of achieving a twenty percent price premium to competition.  Earlier in his career, Lloyd was an Associate at New York Life Capital Partners, a $7 billion private equity program.  Lloyd began his career as an investment banking analyst at CIBC World Markets.

An advocate of exercise, diet, and sleep to achieve a healthy lifestyle, he practices the SuperSlow® exercise regime religiously while keeping his mind sharp by solving a crossword puzzle every day. Lloyd graduated cum laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with dual concentrations in finance and marketing and a minor in French.  He earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management where he was elected student President.

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