JL Pomeroy is an entrepreneur, media executive, producer and super-connector. Her passion for connecting people and orchestrating partnerships to drive transformative change has been the through-line of her career.
She is co-founder of bridgeLine media, a venture she created to connect impact investors with purpose-driven storytellers, as an evolution of her work as the CEO of Husseini Group (HG). At HG, she leads investments into innovative companies in cleantech, health and wellness, and socially conscious media companies, recognizing the role private capital can play in shaping our collective future.
Previously, Pomeroy was the Chief Marketing Officer of IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX). She transformed the global marketing team at IMAX into a strategic and revenue-driving division and was instrumental in IMAX hitting $1 billion global box office gross revenue in 2018 for the first time in its history. She also launched a game-changing brand campaign across 80 countries and 1,500 locations and produced a first-of-its-kind IMAX Brand Film with diverse representation on and offscreen, now showing in front of all IMAX movies globally.
Earlier, Pomeroy served as CEO of JUMPLINE Group, a global collective of creative, mission-driven agencies JUMPLINE and BEHIND THE LINE. JUMPLINE produced the Costume Designers Guild Awards over a span of 18 years, growing it into the industry’s largest non-televised awards show, culminating with 2.5B press impressions and 2.1M livestream viewers on Twitter in 2021. Since its inception, JUMPLINE Group has successfully collaborated with some of the world’s most iconic brands including Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Campari, Disaronno, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, among many others. She founded JUMPLINE Group in 2002, and now serves as the Group’s Chairman.
At BEHIND THE LINE, Pomeroy developed and produced “Live From New York!”— a documentary about 40 years of Saturday Night Live that premiered on opening night at the Tribeca Film Festival and was sold to NBC. She continues to executive produce film projects, many of which will be distributed and amplified through the bridgeLine media network.
Pomeroy began her career at Cartier North America, where she spent a decade building a wholesale division as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. She also served as Publisher at Modern Luxury Media where she launched a high-end city magazine targeting luxury brand advertisers.
Pomeroy advocates for organizations that support gender equality, climate, and social justice. She is a board member emeritus of Step Up Women’s Network, an active member of Visionary Women and the WIE Suite, and sits on the Guggenheim Technology & Innovation Council in New York.