Founder & Chief Executive Officer, iFOLIO
Jean Marie Richardson is a native Georgian, a Georgia Tech alumna, and the CEO of iFOLIO.
She founded iFOLIO in 2016 with a mission to make work easier with a friendly platform for digital marketing. Since 2016, Jean Marie has led iFOLIO to 10X growth, helping clients transform business cards, presentations, campaigns, and web marketing.
Today the tech company powers over 2,000,000 live sites, clients across industries, and analytics for viewers in 50 US states and 100 countries.
Jean Marie worked at Oracle Corporation, Microsoft, and MasterCard, learning first hand the challenges supporting sales and marketing.
After 5 years researching and developing, she founded iFOLIO.
Since then Jean Marie Richardson has been awarded 3 patents for web analytics:
US 11,630,652 B2 patent in 2023
US 17,216,589 patent in 2022
US 10,996,933,B2 in 2021
Jean Marie Richardson was awarded 2 Stevie® Awards for Women in Business in 2023:
~Gold for Best Female Entrepreneur - Business Products 11-2500 employees
~Silver for Best Female Entrepreneur - Business Services
She was awarded a Woman of Power and Influence Award by the National Diversity Council in 2015 honoring women who excel in their field generating results, revenue impact, and profitability.
She was awarded the Young Entrepreneur Award from National Federation of Independent Business and the prestigious President's Scholarship at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Less than 1% of the founders of tech companies are female. As a female founder, Jean Marie is passionate about fostering diversity, team culture, and innovation as she grows iFOLIO.
She gives back to the Atlanta community through service projects, mentoring, and supporting women in Tech through scholarships and Monday Mentoring through Atlanta Business Chronicle.
iFOLIO Cloud is a digital marketing platform.
iFOLIO® powers awesome customers from Madison Square Garden, to the University of Notre Dame, Clemson University, Georgia Tech Foundation, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, The MLB, The Texas Rangers MLB, to enterprise teams Cadence Bank, Southstar Energy, Equifax and more.
Named one of Atlanta’s Most Innovative companies by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, iFOLIO has helped customers generate 300% growth through marketing and millions of dollars of increased sales annually.
iFOLIO Core Values
Jean Marie speaks on topics from personalizing marketing to grow business, to developing a winning culture, and the mindset of a champion in adversity and giving back.
She has been a featured speaker at over 20 national conferences, on Radio, on TV, at Georgia Institute of Technology, at Georgia State University, and on podcasts.
(her speaker iFOLIO)
Jean Marie resides in Atlanta with her husband Hap and dogs Harper Lee and Beaux.