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Jeannie Reeth

Director, Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative

Summary

Jeannie Reeth leads the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative at the University of Nevada, Reno and serves as an Advisor to the Ozmen Center of Entrepreneurship.  She is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, teaching undergraduate students at UNR as well as pre-collegiate students in the summer program at Stanford University. Ms. Reeth recently led an in-depth brand study for the College of Business at UNR, partnering with faculty, staff, students and corporate partners to re-evaluate the College’s brand positioning.

Ms. Reeth is Founder and CEO of a small gourmet spice company and has worked for start-ups of all sizes.  She was among the earliest employees for two tech start-ups in San Francisco in the late nineties and helped to build both to successful exits.  She spent over a decade at eBay where she led Consumer Marketing for North America, managed eBay’s International Marketing team across 30 countries outside the US, ran global Human Resources operations, and built eBay’s Social Business Unit from the ground up.  Ms Reeth brings a combination of strategic insight and operational rigor to everything she does and is passionate about developing the next generation of entrepreneurs and marketers.

Education

Ms Reeth received her BA from Harvard University and began her career at Bain & Company in strategic consulting before helping to build multiple start-ups in the Bay Area in the late 1990’s.  She currently serves as the President of the Harvard Club of Northern Nevada and is working to obtain a masters degree in Education from Michigan State University.