Rent the Runway

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Rent the Runway is a fashion company with a technology soul. Powered by a transformative business model, proprietary technology, a unique reverse-logistics operation and some of the smartest people on earth, we’re in a position to challenge old systems and rewrite new rules. By giving people access to remarkable luxury experiences, we’re changing the meaning of ownership — and revolutionizing retail in the process.

Jennifer Hyman, Founder

Ms. Jennifer Hyman, also known as Jenn, co-founded Rent The Runway, Inc. in 2009 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Hyman is responsible for all areas of the business including technology, fashion, sales, marketing, operations, customer experience, and people management. She served as the Director of Business Development at IMG and focused on the creation of new media businesses for IMG’s Fashion Division. Ms. Hyman also managed an online advertising sales team at She was an in-house entrepreneur at Starwood Hotels, creating new leisure business for the company, including a wedding business that was recognized on Oprah for its innovation. Ms. Hyman serves on the Board of an all girls public school in Brooklyn. She received her B.A. from Harvard University and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.