CEO and Partner at EVENTup, Jayna Cooke is distinguished as being one of the successful sales and business development professionals in technology startups over the past decade. Growth hacking and “just getting it done” are her specialties.

As the Vice President of Business Development at Groupon (GRPN), Jayna was integral in executing the company’s early sales and partnership strategies.

She helped launch various national and local sales strategies and successfully closed the two largest deals to date with national retailers Gap and Nordstrom. She was credited for bringing in 25% of entire company revenue in 2009, and 10% of Gross Revenue for 2010.

Prior to that, Jayna worked for Echo Global Logistics (ECHS), where she held numerous roles including being the top Sales Executive, Sales Trainer, and Regional Manager.  In 2012 she started her own 501.c.3 foundation, Closet Angels.