Executive Director of The Creative Coast
Jennifer Bonnett is a serial tech entrepreneur, chief technology officer and
entrepreneurial ecosystem builder focused on helping entrepreneurs launch,
grow and scale technology businesses. Jennifer serves technology
entrepreneurs in the Savannah, Georgia region through her role as Director of the
Creative Coast. Jennifer serves female tech entrepreneurs globally through
Startupchicks, an organization she launched in 2008, and is re-launching in early
Prior to these roles, Jennifer was Director of the Advanced Technology
Development Center (ATDC), Georgia’s Technology Incubator, a “top twelve
incubators changing the world” according to Forbes Magazine. While at ATDC,
Jennifer spearheaded the development of a recurring year round curriculum,
statewide expansion, the “Accelerate” program and growing the number of
physical incubatees from 19 to 90 companies.
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