FORA.tv Speaker - Amy Jain
Amy Jain is Co-Founder of BaubleBar, a one-stop retailer for affordable fashion jewelry with aspirational and accessible luxury looks fit for any occasion.
Ms. Jain leads the offline initiatives for BaubleBar, including partnerships, operations and brick-and-mortar retail experiences. She conceived BaubleBar with her Co-Founder Daniella Yacobovsky during a project at business school ,and the two decided to turn the concept into a viable business. Since the company’s launch in 2011, they have managed to corner and capitalize on the hole in the women’s accessories niche.
Previously, Ms. Jain was an Associate at Centerview Partners, a boutique advisory and private equity firm in New York City. She has a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Ms. Jain was named to Inc.’s 30 under 30 list in 2012 and Business Insider’s SAI 100: The Coolest People in NY Tech. She is originally from Plano, Texas, and currently lives in New York’s West Village. Her favorite BaubleBar piece is a classic monogram necklace, and she often recommends that entrepreneurs find a neutral advisor, someone who is not a co-founder but understands the nuances of the business.