Renowned business speaker for hire Jennifer Hyman is one of the most prominent figures in online fashion and retail after co-founding the online shopping experience Rent the Runway. Her website serves as an online hotspot for individuals who are looking to rent designer clothing and accessories. In a world of expensive high fashion, Jennifer created a way for her customers to still get the designer looks they want without having to break the bank. She has been honored with numerous industry accolades including being named to Fortune Magazine’s list of Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, Inc. Magazine’s Top 30 Under 30 and Fast Company’s list of Most Influential Women in Technology.
Jennifer attended undergrad at Harvard University and earned her MBA at Harvard Business School. It was during her masters study program she met Rent the Runway co-founder Jennifer Fleiss. Before founding Rent the Runway, Jennifer worked as a new business development director for IMG and their fashion division. She also worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide where she created an innovative new wedding business for the company that was recognized on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
Rent the Runway was founded in 2009 as an e-commerce venture but has since expanded to brick-and-mortar stores in major U.S. cities including Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C. and Chicago. In March of 2016, the company introduced a flat-fee subscription service that sends new fashion pieces to customers on a monthly basis. They’ve even employed in-house stylists to help customers find their perfect look! Jennifer has also created an incredibly positive company culture for employees and her business was honored by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management as one of the best places to work in New York City.
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