Jen Bonnett

Vice President Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA)

Jen Bonnett

Before joining SEDA, Bonnett was most recently with the Georgia Institute of Technology where she served as the general manager of the Advanced Technology Development Center. Based out of Atlanta, ATDC works with more than 2,000 technology startup entrepreneurs each year across Georgia.

Bonnett, who has more than 25 years of experience in the information technology field, is also the founder and Chief Chick for StartupChicks, a non-profit focused on helping female entrepreneurs launch and scale their businesses. She also served as CEO of Nexpense, a mobile technology company focused on eliminating expense reporting for small to mid-sized businesses through the use of mobile devices, business rules and automation. Nexpense was acquired in July 2012. She was also the Vice President of Technology for Seacoast Synergy and the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of eTour.com.