Jenny Poon is a serial entrepreneur and most notably founder of HUUB, a city-wide entrepreneur platform. Before HUUB, she has been building equitable ecosystems as founder of CO+HOOTS, a purpose-driven coworking and entrepreneur center. Ranked No. 4 coworking space in the U.S. by Inc.com, CO+HOOTS currently houses 280+ scaling entrepreneurs and small businesses and has been an integral role in creating thousands of jobs locally. She has led CO+HOOTS from its inception in 2010 to being recently ranked the No. 1 most innovative coworking space in the world. Through her background in business, design-thinking and marketing, she built a place where she could connect with like-minded professionals who believe business growth comes from collaboration between different industries. She speaks regularly on leadership, the importance of nurturing innovation in the workspace and works tirelessly to create scalable solutions for entrepreneurs and economic developers. She believes we, collectively, can build vibrant and equitable cities everywhere.
Jenny serves as an advisor for numerous startups, Board Chair of CO+HOOTS Foundation (a 501c3 nonprofit) and as a mentor for several young entrepreneurs. Jenny was named Phoenix Business Journal's 2016 Phoenix Businessperson of the Year. The first minority and the first woman to receive the honor.
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