Jeanette Cajide has over 13 years experience in finance and technology consulting including project management, business development, strategy, and operations.
She works at Dialexa, a technology design and engineering firm that builds innovative products based in Dallas, TX and leads the company's Northeast business development efforts out of Cambridge, MA. Jeanette serves in a multitude of capacities at Dialexa working across business development, strategy, product and finance. She has served in this leadership capacity before as a junior executive at Accenture delivering technology solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Most recently she has been helping the company launch Dialexa Labs, Dialexa's internal start-up incubator. The first company to launch in September 2014 is called Vinli, an Internet of Things platform for your car.
Jeanette is also a technology entrepreneur launching Blurtt, an iPhone app that helps people create an anonymous visual statement that expresses a mood, thought or feeling. She partnered with Dialexa to launch Blurtt, which was featured in TechCrunch and named Mashable's named Top 6 Apps to Download for the Week. Blurtt was seed funded.
Jeanette also spent several years on Wall Street in the investment banking program at Merrill Lynch where she closed over $4 billion in municipal finance, M&A and LBO transactions. She also worked at Goldman Sachs, investing the firm’s capital in software and digital companies.
She has a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University, a Master in Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Journalism in Public Relations from the University of Texas at Austin. Jeanette is a contributing writer for The Huffington Post and TechCrunch and has been interviewed and featured in articles for TechCrunch, Mashable, MIT Review, Huffington Post Live, BetaBeat, New York Magazine, Bloomberg, Dallas Business Journal and Tech Cocktail.
VP of Corporate Development
Sep 1, 2012 - Current (about 4 years)
|Jan 4, 2016||Info World - 5 signs your startup is screwed|
|May 20, 2015||Tech Cocktail - Blurtt: iPhone Photo Sharing App Worth +1,000 Words; Interview with CEO Jeanette Cajide|
|Aug 12, 2014||Mattermark - Mattermark Daily – Tuesday, August 12th|
|Jun 6, 2014||Bloomberg - The End of the Runway: Tales of Startup Failure Keep Growing|
|Feb 16, 2014||TechCrunch - Shutting Down Blurtt|
|Jan 7, 2013||Bloomberg - Secret Goldman Team Sidesteps Volcker After Blankfein Vow|
|Apr 1, 2012||TechCrunch - TechCrunch Primer: A Crash Course In Cool Camera Apps|
|Mar 26, 2012||TechCrunch - Blurtt Co-Founder Jeanette Cajide Explains Why We Need Another Photo App|