Joanne Domeniconi


Joanne Domeniconi is the Co-founder & Chief Discovery Officer at The Grommet. Founded in 2008, The Grommet is a curated, online media platform for launching innovative consumer products created by Maker entrepreneurs.

At The Grommet, Joanne guides the Discovery of emerging consumer products in sixteen different industries including Gift, Consumer Tech, Housewares, Hardware, Toy, Pet, Beauty, Fitness, Outdoor and Apparel.

Joanne spent her early career at Stride Rite Corporation where she held various Retail Merchandising, Buying and Product Development roles during a 20 year career in footwear. She served as Vice President of Product Development for Keds, the sneaker company, before founding The Grommet.

In 2014, Joanne was invited to The White House to be recognized for The Grommet’s positive impact on the Maker Movement and the launch of The Grommet Wholesale. In 2015, she co-authored The Grommet’s ebook, Makers Who Made It, the story of 100 successful Maker businesses. Joanne is on the Board of Directors for the United Inventors Association (, a graduate of Simmons College and lives in Massachusetts.

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Makers Who Made It: 100 Stories of Starting a Business
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,510. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
Makers Who Made It: 100 Stories of Starting a Business brings together The Grommet’s Co-founder & CEO Jules Pieri and Co-founder & Chief Discovery Officer Joanne Domeniconi, and interviews with 100 Makers, inventors, and entrepreneurs whose innovative consumer products have launched on The Grommet since 2008.

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