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Jenny Fleiss      

CEO & Co-Founder of Jetblack and Co-Founder of Rent the Runway

Jennifer Fleiss co-founded RTR in November 2008 and has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2009. She previously served as our Head of Logistics and Business Development from November 2008 to March 2017. From March 2017 to January 2020, she served as the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of JetBlack, a digital commerce platform and subsidiary of Walmart, Inc. Ms. Fleiss joined Volition Capital, a growth equity firm, in February 2021.

She also serves as an advisor at investment firms Prelude Growth Partners and Torch Capital and invests and advises early-stage start-ups. Ms. Fleiss has served on the boards of The Lanvin Group, a publicly-traded holding company of several luxury brands, since 2022, Party City, a publicly-traded retail chain of party stores, since 2020; and Shutterfly, Inc., a manufacturer and digital retailer of personalized products and services, since 2019.

Fleiss holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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Rent the Runway opens its first store with outpost in Henri Bendel ...
Rent the Runway's co-founders Jenny Fleiss (left) and Jennifer Hyman. When The News stopped in for a test drive, our Go-To Girl Chelsea Roberts was at the ...
Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss, Co-founders of Rent the Runway
So in 2009, along with Jennifer Fleiss, 29, she launched Rent the Runway, a site that allows users to “borrow” dresses and accessories for special occasions.

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