Jess Weiner

CEO, Talk to Jess, LLC

Jess Weiner is a CEO and cultural changemaker with over 2 decades of experience in the business of empowerment. During this time she has been responsible for two enormous culture shifting moments with Barbie’s latest body evolution and Dove’s memorable Real Beauty campaign. Jess hosts a podcast called “Talk To Jess” interviewing today’s movers and shapers of culture. She is an adjunct professor at USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism where she teaches personal branding and entrepreneurship. As the CEO of TTJ, a consulting firm that advises Fortune 100 and 500 companies on the best practices for creating a message of empowerment, Jess is called a “sought-after secret weapon” by her clients. All of her work is rooted at the intersection of social change and marketing. Jess is the author of two best-selling books. She has been named by Fast Company as one of the “Most Creative People in Business” in the areas of Diversity and Education. Jess was awarded the National Association of Women Business Owners “Innovator of the Year Award in 2016. FORBES has called her one of the “14 Power Women to Follow on Twitter” and INC. Magazine recently named her in their “21 Thought Leaders Every Entrepreneur Should Follow.”