Director, Chasing Grace
Jennifer Cloer is the CEO of Rethinkit Media, where she co-produces independent work such as the Chasing Grace Project, partners with clients to identify their unique story, produces content in multiple formats to support those stories, and amplifies them through strategic communications programmes. Her career has been dedicated to telling the stories that have defined a generation of technologists, from the men and women who created Linux and started Creative Commons, to Google’s first I/O conference and more.
In the tech industry for more than 17 years, Jennifer has been recognised for her storytelling acumen by Business Insider, which ranked her among the best PR people in tech for her video storytelling work. She was most recently VP of communications at the Linux Foundation, where she oversaw brand storytelling and a team of PR, social media and video production professionals. Prior to that, she was vice-president at Page One PR and held posts both in-house and at agency in communications. CIO.com identified her as one of the most influential women in open source.