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549 Pennsylvania Ave. San Francisco, CA 94107

JENNIFER LOPEZ 917.400.4643

549 Pennsylvania Ave. San Francisco, CA 94107

JENNIFER LOPEZ 917.400.4643





Stanford University

Culture Kitchen: CEO & Co-Founder

NBC Latino: July 2012

Hopkins Center for the Arts: Advisor on Student Relations

Master of Fine Arts: Product Design 2011


April 2011- Aug. 2012 Developed and executed initial concept of Culture Kitchen; a service and website to spread culture through food sharing authentic ethnic recipes. Developed the MVP for the website including the customer sales flow and content for distribution on the web. Lead business development, sales and marketing for cooking classes and cooking kits. Secured customers from almost all 50 states and over 400 direct to customer sales and subscriptions in less than 1 year. Lead fundraising efforts to secure over $100,000 of seed funding and entry into both 500 Startups Accelerator and The Designers Fund.

Marcus Heiman-Martin Rosenthal Award

Stanford University: D.School Executive Ed, Apprentice Coach

Dartmouth College

Bachelor of Arts: Geography & Studio Art 2008 Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College

Bridge to Business Immersion Program 2007

Dartmouth College/Acebu Language School

Portuguese Study Abroad, Bahia Brazil 2007 Language & Cultural Immersion program

In the Creative Arts 2007 Sudler Award

For Outstanding Excellence in the Creative or Performing Arts 2007 Women in Design Conference: Speaker

On founding partnerships for startups 2012 Designers Fair: Speaker

On the connection between love & design 2012 Food Startup Panel San Francisco: Speaker

Culture Kitchen’s story- concept to execution 2012 Food & Tech Conference 500 Startups: Speaker

On growing trends in food startups using tech & in-person experiences 2011


Design Thinking Process: Practice & facilitation of brainstorming, synthesis, ideation sessions, Storytelling: Presentation and visual Qualitative Research Methods: Ethnographic interviewing, shadowing, customer identification Software

Photoshop, Illustrator, Power Point, Keynote, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Wordpress, Excel Production

Sketching, Metal fabrication, Soft goods fabrication, Basic woodworking Language

Conversational in Spanish and Portuguese

April 2011- Present Coached executives from large and small corporations in the Design Thinking process. Co-lead teams of 5-6 executives through a design project utilizing the Design Thinking process from empathy through ideation and solution presentation. Taught through lecture, demo and team based programing, in the purpose to provide the participants the tools to return to their corporations and innovate using the design process. Pottery Barn: Product Design Intern

June 2010-Sept. 2010 Created original designs for Fall 2011 collection for Pottery Barn online, catalogue and retail stores. Presented season style trends for Fall and Winter Holiday collection that drove initial samples and products. Products designed included indoor lantern collections, candle sticks, wall candle lights, vases, frames, and bathroom accesories. Stanford Medical School: Designer/Design Researcher

Jan. 2010-June 2010 Developed the user interface and user experience for a smart phone application to spark behavior change in adults with highly sedentary lives. Application used in research under the National Institute of Health. Claflin Jewelry Studio: Artist-in-Resident/Instructor

Sept. 2008-Aug. 2009 Created a new body of work for presentation including jewelry, small metal sculpture and installation art. Instructed students in basic and advanced metalsmithing techniques. Supervised a staff of 15 student employees, managed the studio in the absence of the director, and lead marketing efforts increasing student participation for the 2008-2009 academic year.

Culture Kitchen wants to Kickstart Learning Through Immigrant’s Recipes

Cooking School Spreads Immigrants’ Skills and Ethnic Recipes

Sept. 2008-Aug. 2009 Directed an undergraduate arts organization to increase visibility of the Hopkins Center to student body. Spearheaded a campaign to increase exposure and interest of the performing arts with students. Served as a liaison between the marketing and outreach departments, and director for all student based initiatives.

Fast Company Design: Aug. 2011

Thayer School of Engineering: Teaching Assistant

National Public Radio Weekend Edition: March 2012

Stanford Startup Lets Immigrants Swap Recipes with Foodies Passport in a Box

Sept. 2007-April 2008 Assisted students in prototyping; focus on design and aesthetic choices. Taught students to use ArcGIS to create data maps for sustainable design projects.

Delicioso con Ingrid Hoffman Univision TV: Dec. 2011


Tasting Table: Dec. 2011

On the Ground: Tastes of Grandma

Culture Kitchen: Advisor


Aug. 2012-Present Advisor on stratgy, marketing and sales.

Off the Table: April 2011

Stanford University: Lecturer

Art Master’s Thesis Exhibition Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery- Stanford CA Designed and executed an interactive installation on food, including the live butchering and grilling of 2 suckling pigs. Personal Statements: Dec. 2010

Design Master’s Thesis Group Exhibition Loft Graduate Program of Design- Stanford CA Designed created 7 hand-forged sculptural kitchen tools. A Year in Art: Sept. 2009

Hopkins Center for the Arts Group Exhibition Barrows Rotunda-Hanover NH Designed and fabricated 5 pieces of sculpture and jewelry From Royalty to Reality: March 2008

Solo Jewelry Exhibition Jaffe Friede Gallery-Hanover NH Designed and fabricated 35 pieces of sculptural jewelry. Two Tone: Sept. 2006

Solo Jewelry Exhibition Hopkins Center for the Arts- Hanover NH Designed and fabricated 16 pieces of jewelry for exhibition.

2012-2013 Academic Year Team teach undergraduates the basics of product design and using design thinking methodologies to innovate.

JLopez Resume  

Jennifer Lopez Resume