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Founder and CEO, Iconery
Ivka Adam is the founder and CEO of Iconery, an online retailer of fine jewelry. Iconery is dedicated to helping consumers discover the jewelry they’ve been dreaming of and giving designers the tools they need to go into business seamlessly.
Iconery aims to take the jewelry shopping and manufacturing experience out from under the glass case, making it fun and unintimidating for consumers and designer partners alike. Iconery uses 3-D printing to customize pieces and offers direct-to-consumer pricing with the goal of becoming the ultimate destination for jewelry fanatics.
Ivka has years of e-commerce and Silicon Valley tech experience from eBay and Modnique. Most recently at Modnique, she served as the vice president of marketing and mobile development, and her roles at eBay included leadership positions in vertical business strategy and global marketing units, ultimately serving as senior manager of North America mobile marketing. Ivka has over a decade of experience in management and marketing roles from Hulu, Ernst & Young, linguistics search startup Cognition Technologies, and ibeatyou.com.
Ivka received a BA in economics from UCLA and her MBA from the Marshall School of Business at USC.
Beyond work, Ivka enjoys traveling and hiking around the world. She’s summited Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Whitney (twice), the west face of Mount Shasta, and completed 80 miles of the John Muir Trail in California while wearing her nameplate necklace and never losing her sense of style.