Co-founder / CMO, iConsumer
Melinda is an award-winning social entrepreneur with two exits, marketing executive and author. She is currently co-founder and CMO at an innovative shopping portal that turns shoppers into shareholders and bitcoin owners, iConsumer, and cofounder of the esteemed female business community, TuesdayNights. Melinda has many roles: business owner, investor, connector, content creator, speaker and advisor.
She has led digital strategy and integrated marketing campaigns for some of the world’s most prominent consumer and cause-related brands, including: Credo Mobile, Ford, LIVESTRONG, Netflix, Obama for America, Sony, USA Networks and YouTube.
Her passion for health and the environment inspired her to create and co-found LovingEco, an e-commerce platform offering eco-friendly fashion choices—a huge success promoted by tastemakers and celebrities across the U.S.
Melinda is an active role model for entrepreneurs and recently wrote the book How to Raise Money: The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding. In 2016, she created and jointly launched the show DRIVEN, which features female game changers in fashion, technology, health and doing good.
Melinda graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Psychology. She serves on the board of the non-profit A Sense of Home, which helps young adults who have aged out of foster care.