DR. TYE CALDWELL *Incumbent
Barber & Cosmetologist – Buffalo, NY
Member since 2018
Dr. Tye Caldwell is the co-founder & CEO of ShearShare, the first on-demand salon and barbershop space rental app. Prior to creating ShearShare (aka HAIRbnb), Tye owned and operated an award-winning salon in Dallas for 30 years. Tye is the first African-American male member-elect to the Professional Beauty Association and has served in this capacity since 2020.
He is a frequent guest lecturer at hairstyling institutes around the globe, and his #1 best-selling book, "Mentored by Failure," is often used for CE curriculum. His tech venture was named a next-gen technology by L'Oreal and a 2022 World-Changing App by Fast Company. His work has been featured in Entrepreneur, Modern Salon, the Washington Post, Forbes, and Fortune.
Dr. Tye is a licensed instructor + educator, and celebrity barber-stylist, and received his Doctorate of Professional Barbering & Cosmetology from Miracle University. He recently summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in 7 days.