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Bonny Simi

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Bonny Simi (JetBlue Technology Ventures) - Cultivate Creativity and Courage

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Video Series

Olympian in luge, television reporter, airline pilot, and venture capitalist… Bonny Simi’s career path has been anything but linear. Simi is now the president of JetBlue Technology Ventures, the venture capital arm of JetBlue Airways that invests in and partners with early-stage startups that are improving the future of travel and hospitality. In this talk, she shares how she leaned into her creativity and curiosity, and found the courage to blaze her own path.

46mins

15 Jul 2020

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Bonny Simi (JetBlue Technology Ventures) - Cultivate Creativity and Courage

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders

Olympian in luge, television reporter, airline pilot, and venture capitalist… Bonny Simi’s career path has been anything but linear. Simi is now the president of JetBlue Technology Ventures, the venture capital arm of JetBlue Airways that invests in and partners with early-stage startups that are improving the future of travel and hospitality. In this talk, she shares how she leaned into her creativity and curiosity, and found the courage to blaze her own path.

47mins

15 Jul 2020

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Leadership Series: Bonny Simi (JetBlue Technology Ventures)

Global Venturing Review

Our Leadership Series interview where James Mawson talks to Bonny Simi from JetBlue Technology Ventures. “Funky Chunk” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 The post Leadership Series: Bonny Simi (JetBlue Technology Ventures) appeared first on Global Venturing Review.

17mins

8 Apr 2020

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Corporate Investment, UAM, and Luge w/ Bonny Simi

Thinking Through Autonomy with Ken Dunlap

Bonny Simi is the President of JetBlue Technology Ventures, where she is responsible for investing in and partnering with early-stage startups focusing on technology and travel.Before leading these efforts, Bonny was an Olympian, television broadcaster, and airline pilot. These diverse experiences have prepared her to lead a team that takes JetBlue’s original mission to bring humanity back to travel and expands it to a wide range of technologies.This episode includes conversation about how investment from JetBlue signals legitimacy, the process for incubating technology concepts into businesses, and how Bonny got into Olympic luge. Hint - it started with $8.Connect with Bonny Simihttps://www.linkedin.com/in/bonnysimi/Find every episode’s show notes atCatalyst-go.com

44mins

27 Jan 2020

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How To Turn Your Dreams Into Reality - Bonny Simi, President of JetBlue Ventures and Olympic Athlete, and...

Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

When Bonny Simi was 14 years old, she made a list of life goals--to be a pilot, go to college, be a TV broadcaster, be an Olympic athlete and to build a log cabin. Today, she's achieved 4 of the 5 of them and she founded JetBlue Ventures to massively improve the travel experience. She may be the 'most interesting woman in the world.' And I wanted to know how she did it. Inflection Point is brought to you by FreshBooks—spend less time dealing with invoices and expenses, and more time changing the world. Get your first 30 days free with no obligation at freshbooks.com/inflection and enter “Inflection Point” in the how did you hear about us section. Tired of the patriarchy? This will perk you up! Become an Inflection Point monthly Patron (er, Matron!) today! Thank you!

32mins

20 Dec 2017

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Episode 45: Lifelong learning, leading organizations, and finding your wings with Bonny Simi

IDEO Futures

Our guest on episode 45 is a truly remarkable individual. Bonny Simi, president of JetBlue Technology Ventures, joins Diego to discuss everything from corporate venture capital and making changes within a large organization, to how she ended up as a 3-time Olympian and why learning shouldn't stop when you graduate from college. Bonny has wings, both literally and figuratively, and we continue to be inspired by her drive and by her ability to connect with people.You can find Bonny on Twitter: @bonnysimi. And you can learn more about JetBlue Technology Ventures on their website: www.jetblueventures.com/As always, we love hearing from you. Drop us a note on Twitter: @ideofutures. Or via email: futures@ideo.com.

41mins

26 Apr 2017

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Bonny Simi (JetBlue Technology Ventures) - An Entrepreneurial Mindset — Applied to You

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders

Go to a good college. Be in the Olympics. Work in TV and become a pilot. These were the goals of a 14-year-old girl who grew up in a town tucked into the mountains just east of Los Angeles. That girl went on to compete in three Olympics, become a sports commentator, an airplane pilot and three-time Stanford graduate. Here’s how Bonny Simi, now the president of JetBlue Technology Ventures, did it all.

55mins

19 Oct 2016

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Bonny Simi (JetBlue Technology Ventures) - An Entrepreneurial Mindset — Applied to You

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Video Series

Go to a good college. Be in the Olympics. Work in TV and become a pilot. These were the goals of a 14-year-old girl who grew up in a town tucked into the mountains just east of Los Angeles. That girl went on to compete in three Olympics, become a sports commentator, an airplane pilot and three-time Stanford graduate. Here’s how Bonny Simi, now the president of JetBlue Technology Ventures, did it all.

53mins

19 Oct 2016