Jill Nelson founded Ruby Receptionists (Ruby.com), and grew it to 630 employees and 10,000 customers before handing over the reins in 2019. Under Jill’s leadership, Ruby holds the record-breaking position as one of Oregon’s fastest-growing companies for 12 consecutive years and was repeatedly named a top 5 place to work in the U.S. by Fortune Magazine. Jill was a Pacific NW 2017 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and was named the 2017 Oregon Technology Executive of the Year—the first woman to receive this recognition. Today, Jill is passionate about helping others on their entrepreneurial journey as an active angel investor and advisor. She sits on the board of Ruby.com, Legacy Health Foundation, and the Oregon Technology Business Center.
Former Founder & CEO