Full Name
Amanda Lannert
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer,
Firm Name
Speaker Bio
Amanda Lannert is CEO of Jellyvision and has been a key figure in driving the company since its founding in 2001. Her focus at Jellyvision is on the company’s strategy, improving processes to better scale operations, partnership development, and customer acquisition to continue fueling the company’s growth.

Under Amanda’s leadership, Jellyvision has grown to serve more than 1500 mostly Fortune 1000 clients with ALEX, the most helpful employee decision support platform on the planet. In 2022, 12 million employees and $120 billion dollar’s worth of premium decisions were entrusted to ALEX. Meanwhile, the company has been recognized as the Best Software Company and Best Culture by the Moxies, the Lighthouse winner by the ITA, a top 10 best place to work in Chicago by The Chicago Tribune and the #1 place for millennials to work in Chicago according to Crain’s.

Prior to joining Jellyvision, Amanda managed global brands for Kellogg’s while at Leo Burnett, in addition to spending two years in a new business and new brand development think tank. She attended Haverford College and Edinburgh University.

Amanda was named CEO of the Year at the Moxie Awards twice, Woman of the Year for the Chicago Rotary Club, and was recognized as Industry Champion by the Illinois Technology Association. She has been profiled in the Chicago Tribune and Crain’s. Amanda is also active in Chicago’s startup community, serving as a board member of Hyde Park Angels, 1871, SpotHero, Equilibria, Packed with Purpose, and publicly traded verticalized SaaS company SpringBig.

She is very committed to diversifying who plays and wins in technology, particularly in Chicago. To that end, she serves as a trustee for Illinois Tech, as a member of the Tech Council for OneGoal, and as Advisor to the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana iSchool. She co-chairs the Tech Leadership Counsel for Chicago Public Media and is deeply involved as “Super Mentor” for Chicago incubator TechStars, where she was also named Mentor of the Year.

In 2021, she was inducted into Chicago Innovation's Hall of Fame. Amanda is quick to laugh, enjoys a good cupcake, and will like your dog.
Amanda Lannert