Jeanne Muller-Johngren is an entrepreneur with over 20 years’ leadership experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. She is the president of Parallax Productions, a media and technology company. In 2014, she co-founded Millennial TechCorps (MTC), which was one of seven winning ideas in a challenge posed by The Clinton Global Initiative and OpenIDEO on how to build better employment opportunities for young people around the world. MTC provided fellowship opportunities with mission-based, purpose-driven organizations for tech-savvy college students. From 2002 to 2012, she worked in the luxury goods industry, launching a designer jewelry brand. From 2008 to 2012, she was an officer of the Contemporary Jewelry Design Group, a national non-profit organization that promotes independent jewelry designers, the last two years as President. Muller-Johngren also served on the board of Say Ah!, an organization that promotes health literacy.
Previously, Muller-Johngren was a member of the executive team at Prefer.com, a venture-funded Internet startup that aggregated products from over 30 consumer catalog companies. In the late 1990’s, as the World Wide Web was gaining prominence, she advised non-profit organizations such as Social Policy Magazine and the Self-Help Clearinghouse on their use of Internet technologies and new media.
In her early career, Muller-Johngren was a film and television producer, creating award-winning commercials, short films and music videos from her office in New York’s Tribeca Film Center. Muller-Johngren graduated from Yale University with a degree in English Literature.