JJ DiGeronimo, president of Tech Savvy Women, began her career designing computer infrastructures for Fortune 500 companies. She stays involved with emerging companies as a strategic advisor to Venture Capitalists, Investment Teams and Executives related to emerging technologies, routes-to-market and repeatable revenue streams. With 20 years’ experience in high tech, JJ advanced from entry-level technology positions into leadership positions within Silicon Valley-based companies. During her 8 years at VMware, JJ focused on Datacenter Technologies: Cloud Computing, Virtualization and SDDC. She includes these experiences along with leadership research in her books “The Working Woman’s GPS” and “Before You Say Yes” (e-book). She also co-authored “The Confident Woman, Tapping into Your Inner Power.” Through keynotes, books and executive sessions, JJ shares effective leadership and inclusion strategies for professional women and corporations looking to retain Women in Technology. Her work with Women in Tech and Girls and STEM is featured in Forbes & Wall Street Journal, among others. JJ is a featured columnist for Smart Business Magazine, a regular TV and radio show guest and a keynote speaker for many corporate events including Amazon, Symantec, Cisco, VMware, Nestle, WITI, Progressive and KeyBank.
JumpStart Leaders Council
Meet The Team
The JumpStart Leaders Council includes individuals from across Northeast Ohio who believe entrepreneurship has a vital role to play in ensuring the economic strength and vibrancy of our region now and in the future. Members represent some of the brightest talent at local corporations, nonprofits, startups, and service and investing firms, and are leaders at their places of work and in our communities. JumpStart is excited to be partnering with these rising change-makers to strengthen and increase connections among the entrepreneurial community and the broader professional community across Northeast Ohio.