Amanda Lannert is CEO of Jellyvision and has been a key figure in driving the company since its founding in 2001. Her focus at Jellyvision is on the company’s strategy, improving processes to better scale operations, partnership development, and customer acquisition to continue fueling the company’s growth.
Under Amanda’s leadership, Jellyvision has grown to serve more than 1300 mostly Fortune 1000 clients with ALEX, the most helpful employee decision support platform on the planet. In 2017, 17 million employees and $101 billion dollar’s worth of premium decisions were entrusted to ALEX. Meanwhile, the company has been recognized as the Best Software Company and Best Culture by the Moxies, the 2015 Lighthouse winner by the ITA, a top 10 best place to work in Chicago by The Chicago Tribune and the #1 place for millennials to work in Chicago according to Crain’s.
Prior to joining Jellyvision, Amanda managed global brands for Kellogg’s while at Leo Burnett, in addition to spending two years in a new business and new brand development think tank. She attended Haverford College and Edinburgh University.
Amanda was named CEO of the Year at the Moxie Awards in 2014 and 2015, Woman in Tech in 2016, Woman of the Year for the Chicago Rotary Club of 2018, and was recognized as 2016’s Industry Champion by the Illinois Technology Association. She has been profiled in the Chicago Tribune and Crain’s. Amanda is also active in Chicago’s startup community, serving as a board member of SpotHero, KnowledgeHound, NowSecure and JB Training Solutions, as a Council Member for the Zell Fellows Program at Kellogg, and as a member of ChicagoNEXT. She also serves as “Super Mentor” for Chicago incubators Impact Engine and TechStars, where she was also named Mentor of the Year. Mrs. Lannert attended Haverford College and Edinburgh University. She is quick to laugh and enjoys a good cupcake.