Upcoming Speaking Engagements


Monday, May 13, 2019 6:30-8PM

Jules Pieri will be participating in an event with Framebridge. Event details to be announced.

Tuesday, May 1, 2019

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Jules Pieri at the Greater Washington Board of Trade

Join the Greater Washington Board of Trade TD Morning Star breakfast for a thought-provoking talk with Jules Pieri, cofounder of The Grommet, an online retailer that helps entrepreneurs bring innovative new products to market, and author of How We Make Stuff Now: Turn Ideas into Products That Build Successful Businesses. Register here.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Jules will be a General Session speaker at Magento’s Imagine 2019 Conference in Las Vegas, NV.

Tickets are available on imagine.magento.com.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Join Make Media’s Dale Dougherty and Jules for a fireside chat on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Maker Faire Bay Area to discuss “How We Make Stuff Now" and how The Maker Movement is changing how innovative consumer products are being developed.

Tickets available now at Makerfaire.org.

Profiles of Jules Pieri

Hatch: Jules Pieri shares her business origin story

Harvard Business School profile: Jules Pieri


WBUR: Boston Innovation in Consumer Products

Watch reporter Callum Borchers of WBUR interview Jules along with the Makers behind KettlePizza, Smart Girls Jewelry, and Quell from the April 19, 2019 event.


Presentations from Jules Pieri

Connected Commerce: How to Discover the Next Big Thing(s)

Jules was spectacular at the Small Business Development Center’s Conference. So many people came up to me to tell me how much they learned that will help their clients.
— Rhonda Abrams, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, and USA Today Columnist
The information Jules offered was invaluable—and you could tell from the audience reaction and feedback that it’s sorely needed in the marketplace today.
— Carla Harris, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Cranbrook Kingswood Alumni Assembly and Distinguished Alumni


Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship

I loved Jules’ presentation at the NRHA All-Industry Conference. She obviously has a passion for what she does and that is so refreshing and inspiring.
— Katie McHone-Jones, Event Manager, North American Retail Hardware Association

Speaking Topics

  • Business

  • Women in Leadership

  • Women in Technology

  • Women at Startups

  • Management

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Growth

  • Design

  • Leadership & Achievement

  • Motivation & Inspiration

  • Small business

  • Facing Adversity

  • Decision Making

  • Startups

  • Tech Startups

  • Inventing

  • Maker Movement


Contact Information for Jules Pieri

Charles McEnerney

Director of Communications

The Grommet

charlie (at) thegrommet.com