Top 50 Digital Women 2015

In honor of today, International Women’s Day, we are proud to present our inaugural Digital LA – Silicon Beach Fest: Top 50 Digital Women list of 2015. This list recognizes top women CEOs, Founders of Silicon Beach startups, executives, content creators, PR, and community leaders, who have made outstanding contributions to LA’s startup tech ecosystem and community.


– Stephanie Horbaczewski, CEO/Founder of StyleHaul, valued at $200M
– Jessica Alba, Honest Company, CEO, Co-Founder. Baby eco-friendly news and products.
– Sophia Amoruso, Nasty Gal, Founder and Executive Chair, former CEO
– Julie Uhrman, OUYA, Founder and CEO. Kickstarter-funded game console was quickest to reach goal, of more than $1M
– Tracy DiNunzio, Tradesy, Founder and CEO. Tradesy raised $30 million in fudning led by Kleiner Perkins and Richard Branson.

– Sarah Penna, Big Frame, Co-Founder, which was acquired by Awesomeness TV for $15M
– Shannon Gans, New Deal Studios, Founder. New Deal Studios did VFX work on Interstellar, which just won the Oscar for Visual Effects
– Beatriz Acevedo, MiTu Networks, CEO. Top Latino multichannel network
– Amanda Taylor, Dance On, Founder and CEO, Dance multichannel network

– Emily Best, Seed & Spark, Founder
– Julie Schoenfeld, Strobe CEO, former CEO of Perfect Market
– Gladys Kong, UberMedia, President and CTO
– Meredith Perry, Ubeam, Founder, CEO
– Kyla Brennan, Hello Society, CEO
– Talia Goldstein, Three Day Rule, Co-Founder.┬áPersonalized matchmaking company,┬ábacked by
– Nanea Reeves, TextPlus, President and COO

– Shira Lazar, What’s Trending, Co-Founder and Host
– Amber J Lawson, Founder, Comedy Gives Back
– Nanxi Liu, Enplug, CEO, Co-Founder
– Sophia Viklund, backCODE Founder, PyLadies Founder
– Sheila Marmon, Mirror Digital, CEO, Founder
– Tara Tiger Brown, Co-founder, KitHub; Co-founder, CPO, Connected Camps
– Kelsey Doorey, Vow To Be Chic, CEO, Founder
– Leura Fine, Laurel and Wolf, CEO, Co-Founder
– Elvina Beck, PodShare, CEO Founder

– Dana Settle, Greycroft Ventures, Partner
– Kara Nortman, Upfront Ventures, Partner
– Eva Ho, Susa Ventures, Partner
– Robyn Ward, UTA, New Media Ventures
– Esther Nordlinger, CAA, Business Development
– Barbara Boxer, BELLE Capital USA, Partner

– Danielle Mullin, ABC Family, VP of Marketing. Record-breaking social for Pretty Little Liars, etc.
– Beverly Jackson, Yahoo! Head of Social Media, formerly Recording Academy / GRAMMYs, Director of Social Media
– Sunni Pavlovic, thatgamecompany, Studio Manager. Maker of award-winning Journey game
– Bettina Sherick, Fox International, SVP Digital Strategic Marketing (formerly)

CONTENT CREATORS: Film, TV, Online, Games
– Bonnie Arnold, DreamWorks Animation, President of Film Production; producer of How to Train Your Dragon, DreamWorks most popular franchise.
– Jennifer Lee, Frozen, Writer/Director. Frozen is Disney Animation’s #2 box office film with strong female leads Elsa and Anna.
– Amy Hennig, Visceral Games (Star Wars); formerly Naughty Dog, Creative Director on popular Uncharted
– Jenji Kohan, Orange is the New Black, Writer/Creator of award-winning Netflix series
– Jenni Powell, Lizzie Bennett Diaries, Producer of Emmy-winning web series. New Media Rockstars, Head of Production

– Michelle Phan, top beauty YouTuber
– Bethany Mota, top fashion YouTuber
– iJustine, top YouTuber
– Brittany Furlan, top woman Viner
– Marsha Collier, author and social media expert

– Wendy Zaas, Rogers & Cowen, Executive Vice President
– Nicole Jordan, Radix Collective, Founder

– Melinda Moore and Justine Lassoff, Tuesday Nights, Co-Founders
– Lala Castro, Latina Geeks, Founder; GigaSavvy, Social Media Director
– Espree Devora, WeAreLATech, Founder