Jennifer is the Founder and CEO (Chief Glam Girl) of Glam-it! a global beauty, fashion, lifestyle technology brand. Born and raised in the US, Jennifer has had a career as an actress and a model in New York City. Jennifer graduated with a BA in International Relations from Brown University and received an MBA from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. As a serial entrepreneur, she then held management positions at companies and startups including Director of Business Development APAC for Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), Vice President of uBuyiBuy (NASDAQ: GRPN) and Vice President of BEECRAZY (ASX: EN88). With startup exits under her belt, Jennifer continued building startups including investing and advising in luxury jewelry brand Plukka (ASX: PKA) and Bonham Strand and others.
Jennifer continues to contribute to the startup ecosystem as a mentor and judge for Startup Weekend, Cocoon, and was vice chair of NexGen. She is an active angel investor and equity advisor in high growth startups in the US & Asia. Jennifer is also involved in philanthropy work and acts as an advisor for HER Fund and sponsors and partners for The Women’s Foundation (TWF). Jennifer is a business columnist for the South China Morning Post and has spoken at TEDx, Google Women’s Panels, InnovFest, and General Assembly, inspiring other young entrepreneurs.
Mediazone’s Female Entrepreneur of the Year ; Ernest & Young Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Finalist ; Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Woman of Influence, AmCham, Finalist; SuperAchiever Woman Award, CMO Asia; Most Promising Entrepreneur Award, APEA