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Co-Founder and CEO, The Grommet
Jules Pieri is co-founder and CEO of The Grommet, a product launch platform. Previously, Jules worked as an industrial designer for technology companies, as a senior executive for large consumer products companies, and as vice president and president at two prior startups. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, and people tell her she is the first designer to graduate from Harvard Business School, where she’s currently an entrepreneur in residence. Jules was named one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2013 and 2014, and was invited to launch Grommet Wholesale at the first-ever White House Maker Faire. She writes a personal blog at jules.thegrommet.com, and a column titled “CEO Unplugged” on Inc.com. Jules posts as @julespieri on Twitter and Instagram.