Venture Consultant Blackstone LaunchPad
Jennifer Ellis is a Venture Consultant at the Blackstone LaunchPad USC program. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources from Brandman University (Chapman University Network). She received Payroll certification from Chapman University and Human Resources Management certification from University of California, Irvine. Jennifer is an advocate for STEM education. She is a curriculum developer with CoderDojo Los Angeles, a non-profit coding club for kids run by volunteers. In this position, she successfully co-wrote grants that were funded by Google and Yahoo. She is also a member of the Computer Science Teachers Association. She is the founder of Giggle Chips STEM Toys + Games. Jennifer and her daughter successfully crowdfunded their STEM Toy and Game, Giggle Chips’ ABC Computer Science Game Cards, on Kickstarter. Her goal with her brand and product line is to inspire children to learn computer and coding literacy. Her product is sold on Amazon.com. Her favorite technologies include the Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Illustrator, Google Docs, Pantone App, MIT App Inventor and MIT’s Scratch program. From Los Angeles, CA.