Innovation Activation Specialist
Janelle is the Innovation Activation Specialist for Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS San Diego. In this role, she supports and builds the JLABS brand in southern California through innovative community engagement, creating programs that foster the local entrepreneur ecosystem and through internal and external communications.
Before JLABS, Janelle was the Corporate Meetings & Events Planner at Sony Electronics Inc., a sales and marketing company focused on innovations in consumer and professional electronics. Janelle was responsible for developing captivating event activations, corporate conferences, product launches and press events that wowed attendees and celebrated product innovation. Prior to 2011, she worked at Sony on the retail marketing team developing marketing campaigns, strategic partnerships and event activations increasing brand awareness and driving traffic to retail stores.
Janelle plays an active role in the San Diego events community and volunteering for the school district. Janelle went to Yavapai College with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Business later attending San Diego State University for Meeting and Event Planning.