Jennifer Clinehens I build bridges between creativity and commerce.
T (804) 316-5265 E Jennifer.Clinehens@Gmail.com @JenClinehens
Professional Experience Associate - Innovation, AT&T 2012 - Present; Atlanta, Georgia • Led conception, user-centered feature set definition, strategy, branding, and development teams for two completed products in twelve weeks • Directed development of launch plan, established marketplace KPI’s, and oversaw implementation of two products • Strategized and quickly implemented critical product feature, and competitive set pivot based on rapid developments in the marketplace
Music Instructor, Park View Elementary School 2010-2011; Portsmouth, Virginia • Assumed leadership of 150 violin students to make music a priority in urban school environment • Managed advanced strings ensemble of 25 gifted performers to accelerate learning and engagement • Equipped socially and financially disadvantaged students with an artistic and emotional outlet
Owner, Virginia Event Music 2005-2011; Virginia, Tennessee • Brokered and negotiated hundreds of contracts between venues, performers, and clients • Recruited and developed over 100 musicians to create exceptional and exclusive talent network • Financed and produced EP’s, conceptualized and created marketing materials for dozens of clients
Education Brandcenter, Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, Virginia Master’s in Business, Creative Brand Management May 2013 • 2011 International MBA Innovation Challenge 1st Place Overall, Team Leader Led cross-functional team in creation of enterprise software product, business case, and launch plan that beat 186 teams from the best MBA programs in the world; this accomplishment earned the VCU Brandcenter the title of “World’s Most Innovative MBA Program” • 2011 Business of Branding Team of the Year • 2011 Golden Eraser Award, Aqualisa and Metabical Creative Campaigns
University of California at Berkeley Berkeley, California Certificate, Corporate Finance May 2013 University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia B.A. Musicology 2008 • Broadcast production Intern, XM Satellite Radio • Roberts Performance Scholarship • Principal violist, Charlottesville-University Symphony Orchestra
Interests Hot yoga, design thinking, people, art, music, advertising, cognitive neuroscience, teaching, mentoring, data visualization, pedagogy, design, performance studies, film, sociology, the creative process, storytelling, underdogs