Jules Pieri, Co-founder and CEO of The Grommet

Jules Pieri is Co-Founder and CEO of the product launch platform The Grommet. She’s worked as an industrial designer for technology companies, as a senior executive for large consumer products companies, and as VP 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 is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence.

Jules was named one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2013 and in 2014, she was invited to launch Grommet Wholesale at the first-ever White House Maker Faire. She writes a personal blog at www.jules.thegrommet.com, and for a column named “CEO Unplugged” on Inc.com. She posts as @julespieri on Twitter and Instagram.