2018 Speakers

Jeff Cripe, Founder & CEO

Jeff Cripe

Founder & CEO, Cargo

After graduating from Yale, Jeff became an early team member at Birchbox, then a founding Ecommerce team member at Christie's where he helped build the world’s leading online art-commerce platform. In 2015, Jeff joined Loehmann's Advisory Board to relaunch the discount fashion icon as an online-only retailer after it was purchased out of bankruptcy by a hedge fund. In 2016, Jeff founded Cargo, the leading provider of in-car services to the rideshare economy. Based in NYC, Cargo is venture-backed by $30MM from leading VCs and strategic partners including Founders Fund, Coatue, Techstars Ventures, Kellogg's eighteen94 capital, Rosecliff Ventures, and CRCM. Outside of work, Jeff is on the Executive Board of Project Art and is an amateur paleontologist credited with the discovery of new species of tyrannosaur.