Bess Chapman - Influence of Early Mentorship

Bess Chapman is the Operating Principal at JetBlue Technology Ventures, based in New York. She works with portfolio companies to create compelling value propositions for JetBlue, source new technology and identify emerging trends.

Prior to joining JTV, Bess worked in Product Development at JetBlue Airways, where she led the content, partnerships and entertainment technology team. In this role, she drove the product and monetization strategy for JetBlue’s high-speed Wi-Fi and seat-back technologies onboard.

Before joining JetBlue, Bess worked at several media organizations, for IBM’s business analytics consulting division and for a boutique media and entertainment consulting firm. Bess received her BA from Georgetown University.

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