Big Omaha completed their 2017 speaker announcements this week with Mona Bijoor.
Bijoor is a partner at investment and advisory firm, King Circle Capital where she focuses on opportunities that are transforming the health and wellness industry.
She is also the founder of JOOR, the premier online global marketplace for wholesale buying that directly connects brands and retailers. Prior to founding JOOR, Mona Bijoor worked as a senior buyer for Destination Maternity and Ann Taylor and was a strategy executive for CHANEL and Elie Tahari.
Since launching JOOR in 2010, Bijoor grew the company to serve over 1,500 fashion brands and 200,000 retailers worldwide. Clients include Neiman Marcus, Harrods, Michael Kors and Kate Spade.
During her time at JOOR, she has been awarded numerous recognitions including Crain’s 40 under 40, Big Apple Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and Wharton’s 40 under 40. Bijoor is also a frequent contributor to TechCrunch and Huffington Post.
Big Omaha 2017 speaker lineup
Big Omaha kicks off on May 17 with their opening party. The speakers will begin taking the stage on the morning of May 18 and conclude the following afternoon. Here is a quick recap of Big Omaha’s speaker lineup of nationally renowned entrepreneurs and innovators:
Daniel Burka – Design Partner at GV, formerly Google Ventures
Mitch Lowe – Co-founder of Netflix, CEO of MoviePass
Shirley Chung – Chef and Owner at Steamers Co, Top Chef Runner-Up
Christina Brodbeck – Founding Partner at Rivet Ventures, First Designer at YouTube
Margenett Moore-Roberts – Global Head of Inclusive Diversity at Yahoo
Brandon Levey – Co-founder and CEO of Stitch Labs
Alex Klein – Co-founder and CEO of Kano Computing
Baldwin Cunningham – VP of Strategy at Brit + Co, Co-founder of Partnered
Brian Neider – Partner at Lead Edge Capital
Vanessa Torrivilla – Co-founder & Creative Director of Goldbely
Diana Goodwin – Founder and CEO of AquaMobile
Nish Nadaraja – Former Yelp Brand Director, Partner at Rich Kid Cool
Joe Ariel – Co-founder & CEO of Goldbely
Shandra Woworuntu – Founder and CEO of Mentari
Matt Zeiler – Founder & CEO of Clarifai
Mona Bijoor – Partner at King Circle Capital, Founder of JOOR
For a complete conference schedule and for registration information, visit the Big Omaha website.
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