Brit Morin

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Brittany Morin
Brit Morin CEO.jpg
Born (1985-12-06) December 6, 1985 (age 29)
San Antonio, Texas
Occupation CEO of Brit + Co, entrepreneur
Spouse(s) Dave Morin (m. 2011)

Brittany Morin (born December 6, 1985) is an American entrepreneur, author and founder and CEO of Brit + Co, an online DIY media/e-commerce company based in San Francisco. Morin is a regular DIY and lifestyle contributor to NBC’s TODAY show.[1] She has also been a contributor for Rachael Ray, Steve Harvey, CNN, Yahoo and The Huffington Post.[1] Her first book, Homemakers: A Domestic Handbook for Digital Generation, was published in March 2015.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Morin was born in San Antonio, Texas.[3] She studied business and communications at the University of Texas at Austin.[3]

Career[edit]

After graduation, Morin moved to Silicon Valley. She worked at Apple on iTunes and later spent four years at Google, where she helped launch projects such as Google TV, Google Maps, Google Search, and iGoogle.[1]

In 2011, at age 25, she left Google to start Brit + Co, a media and e-ecommerce platform for DIY aimed at women and girls. Brit + Co seeks to connect users "with makers, designers, chefs, and inventors" to build "a community of creativity."[4] The platform has more than 10 million monthly users through its website and mobile apps.[4]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Morin is married to Dave Morin, co-founder of the social network Path, and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Brit Morin". CrunchBase. CrunchBase. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Homemakers: A Domestic Handbook for the Digital Generation". Amazon. Amazon. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Bowles, Nellie (6 March 2013). "Brit Morin - DIY for the tech generation". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "About". Brit.co. Brit + Co. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "2014 30 Under 30". Forbes. Forbes. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  6. ^ Peak, Krystal. "40 under 40: Class of 2014". San Francisco Business Times. San Francisco Business Times. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  7. ^ Tafoya, Angela; Velez, Jessica; Pang, Jeanine Celeste. "30 Under 30". Refinery 29. Refinery 29. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  8. ^ Yeung, Ken. "Here’s our pick of the 10 hottest West Coast startups in 2013". The Next Web. The Next Web. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  9. ^ "Up-And-Comers". Forbes. Forbes. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  10. ^ Liles, Maryn. "The Most Inspiring Millennial Moms". Parents. Parents. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  11. ^ "Million-Dollar Babes". Elle. Elle. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 

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