Road to Run Speaker

Jess Weiner

CEO of Talk to Jess

Jess Weiner is a cultural expert focusing on the intersection of business, social change, representation, and inclusivity. She is the CEO of Talk to Jess, a consulting firm that advises brands on current issues impacting women and girls, and her work is responsible for two cultural shifting moments. First in 2006, in launching the ground breaking Dove Campaign for Real Beauty and, in 2016, helping Mattel to change Barbie’s body to represent 4 new body types, 7 new skin tones, 22 hair textures and 24 eye shapes. She has worked with a variety of Fortune 500 companies including Disney, Netlfix, Google, and Amazon. Jess is an acclaimed author and an adjunct professor at USC. She was recently named by Fast Company as one of the most creative people in Business in the areas of Diversity and Education.