Markita Staples is the founder of Niblings, the future of giving gifts to kids.
Since becoming a young adult, Markita has been surrounded by lots of little loved ones: four nieces, a nephew, two godchildren, a daughter, and another daughter on the way. When it comes to gifting, Christmas is insane and birthdays come out of nowhere. It dawned on Markita: Why not create a service that makes it all seamless? How cool would it be to have someone else figure out the things that kids like, handle all the purchasing, make it presentable, and send it on time? Thus, Niblings was born.
When she’s not working on the business, Markita works by day at Adobe, managing cross-functional projects for Creative Cloud products like Photoshop and Lightroom. In her remaining free time, she enjoys playing the flute, reading, hiking, and reality TV.
She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband, Keith and daughters Emerald and Autumn (coming soon!).