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How I Made It: Novica Chief Executive Roberto Milk
How I Made It: Novica Chief Executive Roberto Milk

The gig: Roberto Milk, 40, is chief executive and a co-founder of Novica, which searches the globe for artists unknown outside their local areas. The Santa Monica company gives them an online sales platform and a forum for their stories. "We have introduced people all over the world to crafts people and artists in the Andes — such as Peru — in Brazil, Central America, Mexico, India, Thailand, Bali and West Africa." Novica employs 132 people, and Milk expects the privately held company to reach more than $20 million in revenue this year. Enabling art careers: Novica says it has delivered $50 million in payments to nearly 17,600 artists. Products include 400 kinds of...

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