NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 24, 2020
Alexis Ohanian (Age 37)
Alexis Ohanian is an Armenian-American Internet entrepreneur and investor. He is best known as the co-founder and executive chairman of the social news website Reddit. He also co-founded the early-stage venture capital firm Initialized Capital, helped launch the travel search website Hipmunk, and started the social enterprise Breadpig.
Parisa Tabriz (Age 36)
Parisa Tabriz is a computer engineer expert who works for Google as a Director of Engineering. As a software engineer focused on security of Google products. In 2018, in response to the RSA Conference having only one non-male keynote speaker in a line-up of 20 keynotes, Tabriz co-founded the Our Security Advocates conference, OURSA. In only five days, Tabriz and organizers pulled together a speaker line-up consisting of expert speakers from under-represented backgrounds, 14 speakers of which were women.
Damani Norman (Age 33)
Damani Norman is an entrepreneur and real estate investor. He is the founder of multiple e-commerce online businesses which has been making waives during the Covid-19 pandemic and as emerged one of the top entrepreneurs of 2020. In real estate he strategically partners with the top 1% of the global realtors, brokers, architects, developers, and interior designers by showcasing their luxurious homes via social media. Outside of real estate investing, Norman has also invested in some of the largest multinational conglomerate based companies that he fulfilled through such as Sony, JPMorgan Chase, Apple and Sinopec Group.
Keller Rinaudo (Age 32)
Keller Rinaudo is an American robotics and autonomous airplane entrepreneur and the CEO and a co-founder of Zipline. Keller is the CEO and Co-founder of Zipline, an American medical product delivery company headquartered in South San Francisco, California, that designs, builds, and operates drone airport. During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the US Federal Aviation Administration approved Zipline for the delivery of medical supplies and personal protective equipment to hospitals in North California. The company also plans to offer deliveries to people's homes.
Emily Weiss (Age 33)
Emily Weiss is an American and the Founder and CEO of the cosmetics company Glossier and the blog Into the Gloss. In 2019, she was included in Times magazine's "Next 100. In 2014, Weiss started approaching venture capitalists with ideas for expansion, including a potential Into the gloss-curated e-commerce platform. Weiss eventually raised $2 million in seed funding, with the help of venture capitalist Kirsten Green, the founder of San Francisco-based Forerunner Ventures. Weiss used this initial investment to hire a small team and launch Glossier.com. The majority of Glossier sales are digital and its business is mainly online but it has three permanent stores in Los Angeles, New York, and London.
Brian Armstrong (Age 35)
Brian Armstrong is a software engineer, consultant, risk manager and crypto entrepreneur. Armstrong’s Bitcoin career started in 2012, when he became a co-founder and CEO of Coinbase one of the largest and most popular cryptocurrency trading platforms, valued at over $1.6 billion. While mostly known for running Coinbase, he is also a co-founder for the GiveCrypto foundation, a charity that has raised $4 million in cryptocurrency donations for people living in poverty.
Katrina Lake (Age 37)
Katrina Lake is an American businesswoman who is the Founder and CEO of Stitch Fix, a fashion-based subscription service. Lake was listed as one of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business and in the 2016 Fortune magazine 40 under 40. Lake was the only woman to take an internet company public in 2017. On the day of the initial public offering, Stitch Fix raised nearly $120 million dollars. In 2018, she was named Disruptor of the Year by Retail Dive. In 2012, Lake was introduced to Netflix VP of data science and engineering Eric Colson, who initially dismissed the business model as "whimsical" but within months joined the company as "chief algorithms officer". She has combined data science with marketing to grow the business.
Whitney Wolfe (Age 31)
Whitney Wolfe is an American entrepreneur. She is founder and CEO of BUMBLE, a social and dating app. Bumble Launched in 2014. In 2016 and 2017 respectively, Bumble launched BumbleBFF, an app for finding friends, and BumbleBizz, a professional networking app. According to Forbes, the company is valued at more than $1 billion. At just 31, Wolfe Herd sits at the helm of a dating empire that claims it has more than 500 million global users across its four apps: Bumble, Badoo, Chappy and Lumen.
Grace Eleyae (Age 30)
Grace Eleyae is the founder and CEO of Grace Eleyae Inc., she turned hair issues into an opportunity with her revolutionary Slap (satin-lined cap). Her silky, satin-lined items were created after a trip to Kenya turned into torture for her hair due to long-term exposure to the Kenyan heat. Celebrities such as actresses Gabrielle Union and Viola Davis as well as comedian and television host Loni Love are also fans of the brand. In little over four years Eleyae was able to launch what would turn into a million dollar company.
Katia Beauchamp (Age 31)
Katia Beauchamp is an American entrepreneur who co-founded Birchbox in 2010 while at Harvard Business School. In 2016, Beauchamp received the Women Entrepreneurship Day Pioneer Award in recognition of her achievements in beauty. Birchbox, which is best known for its monthly subscription of personalized samples, has more than 2.5 million active customers, 500 beauty and grooming brand partners.