Jessica Bloomgarden founded AfterSteps in 2011 after losing a grandparent. Previously, Jessica was a Principal at 21Ventures, a cleantech venture capital firm, where she also served as Chief Marketing Officer for a portfolio company. Prior to 21Ventures, Jessica worked in JPMorgan’s investment banking group, where she helped start the firm’s cleantech practice. Jessica received her MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was the recipient of her class’s Dean’s Award and a Rock/Lebor fellowship. She received her BA from Stanford University where she received her class’s Award of Excellence.
Kfir Shay joined AfterSteps in 2012. Previously, Kfir spent several years in development at MLB.com and, most recently, Gilt Groupe, Food52 and Wireless Generation. Having grown up in Israel where he served in the Israeli Defense Force, he is a veteran of Internet startup culture. Kfir attended Cornell University.
Jon Boyle joined in 2013 to continue growth of AfterSteps product and services. Jon's work is inspired by the loss of his Father to melanoma and the subsequent path his family faced the year following. Previously, Jon was Co-Founder and Director of Product at Jogonaut, a HTML5 gaming studio. Jon received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from George Washington University where he discovered the passion for entrepreneurship that he shared with his father.