Jen McClure

Program Director & Advisory Board Chair, The Conference Board
294 - Realize Your Potential in the $1.3 Trillion Social Economy

Jen McClure is CEO of JEM Consulting & Advisory Services. She is a board member, adviser, and consultant with extensive experience in many key business functions, and is one of the original authorities on digital and social media. More than a decade ago, she anticipated the significant impact these technologies would have on business, media, culture, and society, leading her to co-found a research foundation and think tank in 2005 focused on these technologies. The Society for New Communications merged in 2016 with The Conference Board, for which Ms. McClure now serves as a Program Director and Advisory Board Chair.

Prior to founding JEM in 2015, Ms. McClure was Vice President of Digital and Social Media at Thomson Reuters, where she founded and led the company's Digital Center of Excellence and oversaw the Digital Communications team. Prior to that, she was Chief Marketing Officer of Redwood Collaborative Media, Managing Director of Albrycht McClure and and held marketing, public relations and financial management roles at Ziff Davis and Ketchum Public Relations. Ms. McClure received her Bachelor's degree from Sarah Lawrence College and her Master's degree from Stanford University. She also holds a certificate in Nonprofit Management from California State University, East Bay and a graduate certificate in History, Politics, and Society from Oxford University.