Jennifer Cheng, founder of Glam-it!, will attend the EWS Hong Kong 2015

25 Nov 2014

After a career as an actress and model in the US upon graduating from Brown University, Jennifer earned her MBA from HKUST and became known as one of Asia’s leading female entrepreneurs and passionate players in the Technology, eCommerce, and Social Media space.

After management positions with Darizi and Rackspace Hosting, Jennifer took on groupbuying, first with uBuyiBuy, (acquired by Groupon) then as Vice President of BEECRAZY (acquired by iBuy which IPOed on AUSX) After also cofounding and launching a subscription commerce beauty box available in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, and Singapore, Jennifer's current venture is Glam‐it! a beauty & fashion brand and tech company with the revolutionary and patent pending GlamPact, the first all-in-one customizable, refillable, lighted lux makeup compact with skincare ingredients, complete with a rechargeable LED lighted mirror.

Glam-it! products are available at fine retailers including Harvey Nichols, Luxola.com, and is currently available in 11 countries.

Jennifer was awarded the title of Most Promising Entrepreneur at the prestigious Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards and the SuperAchiever Woman Award at CMO Asia. Glam-it! was named “Top 20 Hottest Startups” by Hong Kong Business Magazine. Jennifer contributes regularly to the SCMP with a column sharing her experiences and insights on entrepreneurship and business in Asia.

On the speaking circuit, her engagements have included TEDxHong Kong, The Women’s Foundation Speaker Series, Retail Asia World, Retail Innovation and Management Forum, Mobile Money & Digital Payments Asia, e-Commerce World Asia, Hong Kong Retail Innovation & Management Forum, e-Commerce World Asia, HKUST MBA Roundtable series, and many others.

Jennifer is also an Advisor to HER Fund charity for empowerment of women, Startup Weekend and Cocoon Hong Kong mentor, co-chair of MIT Enterprise Forum Hong Kong, Advisory Board member of Social Media Week HK, and Advisor to various start-ups, including Plukka, a luxury jewelry business based in Hong Kong and US.

In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys playing and perform ing classical piano, as she used to represent the US in international competitions and started performing at a very young age. Jennifer and Glam-it! have appeared in numerous media including BBC, CNBC, TEDx, SCMP, ELLE, Cosmo, Glam Media.

 

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