Jennifer E. Mathieu
Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Jennifer is the Executive Director of the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CCEI) and supports economic development by fostering initiatives for startups and small businesses at UConn, across Connecticut, and to alumni worldwide. In this role, she has helped to launch and grow hundreds of startups and several new programs and initiatives to support entrepreneurs. In addition, she is a mentor within community organizations, serves on several advisory boards for startups, and works one-on-one to advise entrepreneurs and startups. Jennifer is also an entrepreneur herself, starting and running several businesses in Connecticut. Jennifer was selected to the Connecticut Magazine and the Hartford Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from UConn, an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Springfield College, and an Executive MBA from UConn.