An 18-year marketing communications professional and marketing executive,
Joan has worked with top names in the hi-tech industry including
Corporate Software, Lotus, EarthWeb, Progress Software, IDG, McGraw Hill,
etc. Joan has worked both in-house and on the agency side, creating
successful brands and marketing programs for high-tech start-ups, and was
instrumental in creating the brand of one of the 90's most successful IPOs,
EarthWeb. A recipient of several awards for advertising and marketing
campaigns, Joan was most recently VP of Marketing at Syntrex.
A mother of
seven children, Joan conceived the idea for giveBeauty as the solution to
personalized gift giving for today's busy individual. giveBeauty represents
Joan's combined interest in the beauty & fashion industries and how
emerging technologies enhance everyday productivity. The betterment of
women through the company's corporate philosophy and charitable component
is a chief objective of giveBeauty.