Jennifer Hyman Biography

Jennifer Hyman is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rent the Runway, a company that is disrupting the $2.4 trillion fashion industry by building the closet in the cloud and powering women to feel their best every day. Rent the Runway has pioneered dynamic ownership in the fashion industry.

In her role, she sets the strategic priorities and leads the company in growing all areas of the business, including marketing, technology, merchandising, supply chain and data science. She co-founded Rent the Runway in 2009, and has since raised over $525 million in capital, growing the business to over 11 million members, 1,800 employees (93% female and minority) and 600+ designer partnerships. Hyman is a mission-driven leader and as the CEO, has built Rent the Runway from an idea into a profitable, high-growth company and one of the most beloved brands in the U.S.

In 2015, Hyman co-founded the Rent the Runway Foundation to help female entrepreneurs throughout the U.S. build scalable, high-growth companies. Later that year she co-founded Project Entrepreneur in partnership with UBS to help female entrepreneurs across the country gain access to the tools, training, and network they need to scale their businesses. She has since mentored thousands of female-founded companies providing them with the tools and networks they need to accelerate.

Hyman has been honored with recognition like the “TIME 100” most influential people in the world, Forbes “12 Most Disruptive Names in Business”, Fortune’s “Most Powerful Female Entrepreneurs”, “Trailblazers”, “40 under 40”, Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business” and the Tribeca Film Festival’s “Disruptive Innovation” award.

Serving as Rent the Runway’s spokesperson, Hyman is a frequent guest on television, regular lecturer at universities and business schools nationwide, and speaker at major industry events with a particular passion for female entrepreneurship and workplace equality. Hyman has spoken out publicly against sexual harassment in the tech industry and went public with her own experience on CNBC's Squawk Alley in July 2017. She has called on Venture Capitalists to put an end to this behavior and encourages more women to become investors.

Prior to Rent the Runway, Hyman was the Director of Business Development at IMG where she focused on the creation of new media businesses for IMG's Fashion Division. She also ran the advertising sales team at and was an in-house entrepreneur at Starwood Hotels, creating Starwood’s first wedding business, which was recognized on the Oprah Winfrey Show for its innovation.

Hyman serves on the Board of Directors of The Estée Lauder Companies and on the Advisory Board, the pioneering initiative to keep New York the greatest city in the world for women. She received her BA from Harvard University cum laude and MBA from Harvard Business School and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter Aurora.

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Jennifer Hyman Videos

Jennifer Hyman: Redefining the Future of Fashion and Workplace ...
How Jennifer Hyman is Selling Confidence, One Outfit at a Time ...
Jennifer Hyman Talks Future of Rent The Runway During Atlantic

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