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Jason Ross CEO & Founder, Jackthreads

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Jason Ross is the founder of member’s only men’s e-commerce site Jackthreads.com.  Ross graduated from Ohio State University in 2003 with a BSBA in Finance.  Jason Ross’ vision was to develop an online space where the best in men’s contemporary fashion and streetwear brands could be sold at a better price than retail with a member’s only premise.  Jason Ross launched Jackthreads.com in late July 2008.

Jackthreads was acquired by Thrillist.com in May 2010, but Ross continues to lead the company's daily operations. The company is expected to earn $20 million this year. The site has exploded in popularity amongst its current 900,000 members, and membership continues to increase daily. It currently hosts hundreds of brands including Mishka, ALIFE, American Apparel, WeSc, Creative Recreation and Penfield, among others.

Ross has been profiled on AOL Small Business, INC, and Business Insider, among others as a successful entrepreneur who continues to change the men’s e-commerce landscape. Ross is also a sought after fashion, lifestyle expert who has appeared on numerous panels and presentations and is a regular fashion contributor on “Fox Good Day”.

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