PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
* a select sample of past speaking appearances
Vanity Fair Founders Fair, Moderator
JJ participated in both years of the Founder’s Fair. Her duties included hosting a live interview with Xin Zhang, founder of Soho China and one of the world’s few self made female billionaires, moderating a conversation about access to capital as well as one about public policy and entrepreneurship.
ENSPIRE CONFERENCE, MODERATOR, SPEAKER
JJ moderated a panel focused on teaching entrepreneurship for an audience of 600 educators. In addition, she lead a breakout session to facilitate an interactive conversation and peer to peer learning around very concrete actionable items that teachers can use in the classroom to foster an entrepreneurial spirit in their students.
Bipartisan Policy Center Conference on Small Business, Moderator
JJ moderated a conversation with Senator Olympia Snowe, For SBA Administrator Karen Mills, Bank Chairman Paul Greig, and investor Mark Walsh about policy changes that will help small business owners
US Chamber of Commerce Citizens Awards, Emcee
JJ hosted the evening gala event honoring the most strategic and innovative corporate citizenship programs in the country.
C-Suite Conference, Emcee
JJ emceed the conference focused the impact of a global economy on technology and business models for an audience of professionals from Fortune 500 companies
HSN’s American Dreams Symposium, Moderator
JJ has moderated a series of symposiums across the country of 35 attendees each around the topic of entrepreneurship.
JJ hosted and emcee’d The Pitch, an event showcasing a series of female entrepreneurs at BlogHer’s tent pole conference in New York City. In previous years, JJ was a judge for this same event.
ICON Conference, Keynote
JJ presented a keynote speech for Infusionsoft’s signature event for small business owners on what it takes to successfully grow your company.
Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Keynote
JJ gave a keynote speech about her own experiences as an entrepreneur building Goodshop
WISE Symposium, Keynote
JJ gave a keynote speech about women in business as a part of the Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship conference.
WorldConnect Gala, Auctioneer
JJ hosted the auction for nonprofit World Connect during their annual gala.