Jory Des Jardins
Co-Founder, President, BlogHer
Jory Des Jardins co-founded BlogHer, a category-defining women’s digital media company that was acquired by SheKnows Media in 2014. She spent 10 years on the founding team, scaling the digital media, custom campaign, and event revenue lines of business. As President of BlogHer, she led top relationships with Fortune 500 brands and digital/media agency leadership. At acquisition, BlogHer amassed 100 million monthly readers across multiple social platforms.
Jory is a tireless crusader for startup entrepreneurs and business leaders, sharing her personal scale story, contacts, and insights learned from years of growth hacking, digital community building. She advises numerous early to later-stage digital startups. In 2016 she co-founded Virago, a strategic advisory for female founders and producer of The Scale Collective, an event for female founders investors, advisors and partners. She advises early and later-stage consumer digital companies.