Jennifer Hyman Bio | Wiki
Jennifer Hyman is an American businesswoman. She is the CEO and co-founder of Rent the Runway, a company focused on the renting of high-end clothing and accessories. Jeniffer participates in national conferences and panel discussions regarding topics covering the economy, women in business, and company culture.
Some of her past speaking engagements include NRF Foundation’s “Retail’s Big Show” WWD’s Digital Forum and the 99U Conference. She has spoken out publicly against sexual harassment in the tech industry and went public with her own experience on CNBC’s Squawk Alley in July 2017. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Estée Lauder Companies, and on the Women.NYC Advisory Board.
Jennifer Hyman Age
Jennifer was born on August 24, 1980, in New York, New York, United States. She is 42 years old.
Jennifer Hyman Height
She is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m).
Jennifer Hyman Family
She was born and raised in New Rochelle, New York by her parents. Jennifer holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Information about her parents and/or siblings is not available at the moment.
Jennifer Hyman Husband
Jennifer is married to her husband Benjamin Stauffer. He is a film and television editor. The couple met on the dating app Hinge, and Jenn went on her first and only online date. They celebrated their wedding in January 2018.
Jennifer Hyman Education
She attended New Rochelle High School. Jeniffer received her BA in social sciences from Harvard University in 2002. Later, she attended Harvard Business School, where she met the co-founder of Rent the Runway Jennifer Fleiss, and graduated with an MBA in 2009. Jennifer was listed in Fortune magazine’s 40 Under 40 in 2012. She was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2019.
Jennifer Hyman Rent The Runway
In November 2008, Jeniffer first had the idea for Rent the Runway after watching her sister agonize over buying an expensive outfit for a wedding. She co-founded Rent the Runway in 2009 with Jennifer Fleiss who she met at Harvard Business School.
In May 2018, Jennifer published a New York Times op-ed titled “Treating Workers Fairly at Rent the Runway,” in which she announced that the company would equalize benefits across its salaried and hourly employees.
RTR team members in the company’s warehouse and stores and on its customer service team receive the same parental leave, family sick leave, bereavement leave, and sabbatical packages as the company’s corporate employees.
Jennifer Hyman Cancelled Wedding
In 2013, Jennifer called off her lavish wedding weekend just three days before.
She was set to marry former Starwood Hotel executive Peter Mack in a ‘close to one million dollars’ ceremony on August 31 at a horse ranch in Aspen, Colorado.
She failed to offer an explanation in her email, only stating that there were a number of very important reasons why she made the decision, which she would share ‘personally’ in good time.
Jennifer Hyman Net Worth
She earns her wealth from her career, therefore, she has amassed a fortune over the years. Jennifer’s estimated net worth is $300 million.
Why Is Jennifer Hudson Famous
She is the CEO and co-founder of Rent the Runway, a company focused on the renting of high-end clothing and accessories.