General Partner, Structure Capital
Prior to Structure, Jillian Manus had a multifaceted career in finance and media as VP of Media Acquisitions for Credit Suisse, Trendar AG, Director of Development for Universal and Warner Bros Studios, TV agent for ICM, Associate Publisher of Upside Magazine and President of Manus Media. Most recently she founded Broad Strategy, a brand acceleration company with a broad scope of clients including: Carlos Santana, Russell Simmons, Meg Whitman, CSN, Jerry Rice, Kamala Harris, and Michael Mina.
She attended Oxford University and NYU. She is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative and an active speaker frequently invited to provide political and business commentary in both print and television including: multiple appearances on Hardball, MSNBC, Bloomberg, The War Room with Jennifer Grandholm and Fox News.
She serves on numerous boards including: Box.org, NYU, Dean’s Council for Tisch School of the Arts, Center for Investigative Reporting, The Shriver Report, and Stanford Hospital’s Cancer Center. She served seven years as Chair for the world’s largest Women’s Conference in partnership with Maria Shriver.
As a committed philanthropist, she created the Manus Family Foundation whose mission is to “create paths of safety and self-sufficiency for women and children.” The two primarily levers of investment are education and health.
She is mother of four children, her proudest models of strategic growth.