Jayna Wallace

Head of Product & UX and Technical Project Manager in Columbus, Ohio

Jayna Wallace

Head of Product & UX and Technical Project Manager in Columbus, Ohio

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A passionate advocate of the workshifting movement, I've spent the last nine years building my career as a distributed member on teams at Hearst, Billy Penn, AOL, Myspace, Abbott Labs, Blockbuster, EightShapes, Refinery29, and Speek. My experience as a remote employee has provided me with a unique view on digital communication in the virtual workforce.

Current:

Head of Product & UX, Billy Penn (billypenn.com)
Technical Project Manager, Hearst (RatedRed.com & Seriously.TV)

Previous: AOL, Myspace, Abbott Nutrition, Blockbuster, EightShapes and Refinery29; Director of Product at Speek, an early-stage startup and a member of the 500 Startups family.

• Highlights •

*Retweets by Alec Baldwin, The Wall Street Journal and Town & Country Magazine.
*Winner of local grocery store Oreo-Stacking contest in the mid-1980s
*Ninth Great-Grandaughter to Frances Alcock Hutchins, arrested for witchcraft in Salem, MA (1692)
*Educated in the LOGO programming language at age 3 on a Radio Shack TRS-80 (~1981)

• Speaking engagements •

*SxSWi 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 & 2015
*NxNEi 2010
*Geekend 2011 & 2012
*DCWEEK 2011

  • Work
    • Billy Penn, Hearst