Jocelyn Mangan has two decades of technology experience building iconic global mobile apps and market-leading software products at some of the world’s best local, consumer, and marketplace companies, including CitySearch, Ticketmaster, OpenTable and Snagajob. She is currently the CEO and Founder of Him For Her and its sister company, illumyn.
As COO at Snagajob, Jocelyn was responsible for the end-to-end product experience, leading product development, marketing, engineering and design. Prior to Snagajob, Mangan spent a formative decade at OpenTable, at its height of innovation and growth, including multiple startup acquisitions (5+), IPO and sale to Priceline. She led vision, strategy and development of the company’s consumer and restaurant products. Prior to that, Jocelyn held senior roles at Ticketmaster, including living and working in London, where she successfully led the first multi-lingual, Olympic ticketing website.
Most recently Jocelyn founded Him for Her, a social impact venture aimed at accelerating diversity on corporate boards and its sister company, illumyn, focused on board effectiveness. Since its founding in 2018, Him For Her has built a referral-only talent network of 6000+ board-ready women and delivered free board-referral lists to 1200+ companies ranging from start-ups to S&P 100. Him For Her creates warm introductions between board candidates and CEOs through its series of small events guest-hosted by renowned leaders such as Stacy Brown-Philpot, Reid Hoffman, Brian Moynihan, Jeff Weiner, Eric Yuan and many more.
She currently serves as an independent director on the boards of Wag! (NASDAQ: PET) where she is Lead Director and Compensation Chair, Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA) where she is a member of the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees, and ChowNow, where she is Compensation Chair. She’s an advisor to Homebase and CORE, and a part-time moderator with Netflix Leadership Programs. Mangan was honored as a member of the 2016 class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. Prior to that, Mangan was named to Fast Company’s 2015 list of “100 Most Creative People in Business.”
She is originally from the South, grew up in Texas, and resides in Oakland. Mangan received a B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University.