Jewel Burks is Co-founder and CEO of Partpic, a technology startup designed to streamline the purchase of maintenance and repair parts. Partpic was awarded “Best Enterprise Disruptor” at the 2014 TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, and recently featured on Alexis Ohanian’s “Small Empires”. In addition to leading Partpic, Jewel also serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Google. She works to help underserved business owners attract and engage customers using Google’s business tools. Jewel was recently named “One to Watch in Tech” by Essence Magazine. Jewel is a native of Nashville TN, and graduate of Howard University. In her spare time, Jewel volunteers with organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlanta and serves as a member of the Board of Directors at Amplify 4 Good.