Nike

Nike

Nike was founded on January 25, 1964, as Blue Ribbon Sports, by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. The company officially became Nike, Inc. on May 30, 1971 taking its name from Nike, the Greek goddess of victory. Nike markets its products under its own brand, as well as Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, Nike Blazers, Air Force 1, Nike Dunk, Air Max, Foamposite, Nike Skateboarding, and subsidiaries including Brand Jordan, Hurley International and Converse.