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Jennifer Dulski Discusses Importance of Finding A Problem That Needs To Be Solved

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  • Date Added : 10/12/2015
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Jennifer Dulski

  • Head of Product Management, Google
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1971 (Age: 51 years old)
  • Jennifer Dulski - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
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Jennifer Dulski is the President and COO of Change.org

Prior to Change.org, Dulski led the product management team for shopping and product ads at Google. She joined Google in 2011 when it acquired Dealmap, a company Dulski co-founded and served as its CEO from 2007 until its acquisition. Dealmap indexed over 400,000 local deals every day, totaling more than $10 million in savings available from hundreds of sources, including national brands, daily deal websites, local businesses and consumers. Dealmap has since been incorporated into Google Offers.

Prior to Dealmap, Dulski served in multiple roles at Yahoo! from 1999 until 2007. Her last position was Yahoo's group vice president and general manager of local and commerce, where she led a $500 million plus portfolio of businesses and a 500 person team across the local and marketplace properties, including local, maps, shopping, travel, automotive and real estate.

Additionally, Dulski founded and ran Summerbridge Pittsburgh (part of the Breakthrough Collaborative), a non-profit organization that launches high potential, underserved middle school students on the path to college and inspires high school and college students to pursue careers in education. Since 2008, she has chaired the board of the Silicon Valley site of Breakthrough. She also currently serves on the board of Little Passports, a global subscription commerce company inspiring children to learn about other countries and cultures.

Jennifer Dulski received a MBA from S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, also from Cornell University.

So one way to find a good problem is to create the problem in the first place. But assuming you don't want to do that, what I thought I would talk about today is actually my own story. After spending nine years at Yahoo, I decided to leave and go try to start a company. And we picked a problem to...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 4 Jennifer Dulski Discusses Importance of Finding A Problem That Needs To Be Solved
  • Jennifer Dulski - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Jennifer Dulski
  • 2 min. 22 sec.
Video 2 of 4 Jennifer Dulski Discusses Change In Direction and Launch of DealMap
  • Jennifer Dulski - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Jennifer Dulski
  • 3 min. 34 sec.
Video 3 of 4 Jennifer Dulski Discusses Building DealMap and Developing the IP
  • Jennifer Dulski - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Jennifer Dulski
  • 3 min. 19 sec.
Video 4 of 4 Jennifer Dulski Discusses Deciding the Sell the Company
  • Jennifer Dulski - Lecture - Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2012
  • 10/12/2012
  • Jennifer Dulski
  • 2 min. 31 sec.