Facts of Tina Sharkey
|Full Name||Tina Sharkey|
|Birth Name||Tina Sharkey|
|Profession||Entrepreneur, Advisor, Investor|
|Birth City||New York City, New York|
|Spouse||James Laurence Nederlander|
|Education||University of Pennyslvania|
|Date of Birth||1964|
How Rich Is American Entrepreneur Tina Sharkey?
Brandless co-founder Tina Sharkey is an American entrepreneur, advisor, and investor who is noted for discovering ways to bring consumers and businesses together.
She is also well-known for co-founding several community-focused sites including iVillage which was sold to NBC Universal for $600 million in 2006. In the late 1990s, Sharkey served as chairman and global president of BabyCenter. Although her net worth is not revealed, sources estimated it to in eight to nine digits.
Journey To Multi-Million Dollars
Following her graduation, Tina began her career as a part of the team that introduced HDTV to the media industry and the US market. She then worked alongside Barry Diller to create the format for QVC’s short-lived sister network Q2.
In 1995, she co-founded iVillage where she served as the chief community architect and head of programming. The company became the largest online destination for women and was sold in 2006 to NBC Universal for $600 million.
Did You Know? Sharkey became the first person to use the term social media after she registered the domain names’ socialmedia.com, socialmedia.net, and socialmedia.org.
In 1999, Tina was recruited by America Online’s vice chairman, Ted Leonsis, to join AOL as a senior media executive. Sharkey oversaw multiple businesses and led community programming initiatives including the development of “People Connection” and aol.com.
Sharkey served at AOL until 2006 when she was appointed the chairman and global president of BabyCenter LLC, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.
While working for BabyCenter, she built a site for pregnancy and parenting that served more than 100 million visitors in 22 markets worldwide.
In 2013, Sharkey was appointed as the CEO of Sherpa Foundry, founded by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford. The company partners with public companies to identify, co-develop ideas, and innovations through external resources.
The following year, Tina along with the co-founder of Yes To, Inc. and Yoobi, Ido Leffler, and other companies launched Brandless.
It is an e-commerce site described by Fortune as “the next Procter and Gamble for millennials”. Sharkey serves as the company’s CEO.
Personal Details On Tina Sharkey
Tina Sharkey was born in 1964 in New York City, New York, the United States. She holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
She enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Paris: Sorbonne, and earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations.
Who Is Tina Sharkey Married To?
The Brandless co-founder tied the knot with James Lawrence Nederlander, the vice president of the Nederlander Organization on 7th March 1992.
She currently resides in Mill Valley, California along with her family.