MyJane Welcomes Michelle Patterson as Its First Chief Experience Officer
As CEO of Women Network and California Women’s Conference, Patterson united a community of 200,000+ to advance women’s worth and wellness over the past decade. In advance of its launch on Nov. 1, 2018, MyJane today announced the appointment of recognized women’s leadership advocate and community influencer Michelle Patterson to the newly created role of chief experience officer.
“Look no further than the nearly decadelong success of the California’s Women’s Conference under Michelle’s watch to understand her ability to give women a platform to share their message,” said Kimberly Kovacs, founder and CEO, MyJane. “Michelle understands how to bring women together to create global change — and that’s exactly what we are doing at MyJane.”
Formed in May 2018, MyJane’s mission is to normalize the cannabis experience for women. Launching in November, MyJane’s curated cannabis service will offer women safe, easy access to vetted cannabis brands and products that address their three most-cited health and wellness goals: stress management, relief from aches and pains, and better sleep.
“Every conversation I have with women revolves around their need to be a part of something greater than themselves,” Patterson said. “And that’s what we’re offering with MyJane. Women are natural caregivers and connectors. By decoding cannabis education for women and offering them discreet access to vetted products, we’re helping them take better care of themselves, their families and their communities.”
Patterson is the former CEO of media and production company Women Network LLC and served as the exclusive event producer of the California Women’s Conference. The author of ‘Women Change the World’, Patterson is a sought-after media commentator for Bloomberg, CNBC, Fox Business News, ESPN, HuffPost and hundreds of other TV and radio stations. In 2016, Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Patterson as its Corporate Advocate of the Year in 2016 and Pepperdine University presented her with its Women’s Elevation Award; World Boxing Council named her its ‘Woman of the Year’ in 2017. She also was knighted Dame Michelle Patterson for her humanitarian work by the Knights of the Orthodox Order of St. John Russian Grand Priory, a 1,000-year-old organization known for its work founding hospitals. As CXO, Patterson will be responsible for engaging MyJane’s cannabis brand partners in developing products and experiences ideal for MyJane’s target audience of Generation X and Baby Boomer women and developing the industry’s first product-testing program exclusively for this overlooked demographic. In addition, Patterson will draw upon her experience activating more than 2 million consumers connected to the California Women’s Conference to scale MyJane’s wellness community for women.
About MyJane – Created by women for women, MyJane is a new online wellness community designed to empower women to feel better. Learn more and sign up for at myjane.com