Jody Vandergriff

Founder & Chief, Seeker
Jody is a serial entrepreneur who started her career as a software engineer, leaving her comfortable job in Silicon Valley to launch her first (failed) venture which eventually skyrocketed her to Shutterstock's executive leadership team.

In her talk "From Startup to Sold: Lessons Learned on the Windy Trail to Success" Jody will share the most pivotal moments in her 15-year career as a founder, navigating her way through failure, rejection, recessions, competitive pressure and eventual success. Jody leaves nothing to the imagination in her storytelling approach to inspiring leaders to take risks and leave it all on the table.