Host of MSNBC’s Your Business


JJ Ramberg is the host of msnbc’s Your Business, the only television show dedicated to issues affecting small business owners.  Now in its eighth season, the program has profiled hundreds of small business owners and featured advice from countless small business experts and investors and government officials.  As a leader in this field, JJ often speaks to groups of business leaders and entrepreneurs.  She is author of the best-selling book It’s Your Business – 183 Essential Tips that Will Transform Your Small Business.

JJ is passionate about small business and has firsthand experience as an entrepreneur herself. With her brother, she co-founded, which works with thousands of online stores to provide shoppers the best coupons and deals and gives a percentage of virtually every purchase back to the shopper’s favorite cause.  To date, Goodshop has raised more than $11 for causes ranging from the American Cancer Society to local high schools and animal shelters

Before joining msnbc, JJ was a reporter at CNN where she covered a wide range of topics, ranging from breaking news to profiles of the country’s top business leaders. Her extensive field experience includes reporting from Biloxi, Miss., and New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. She also hosted the daytime talk program The Flipside on CNNfn and was a producer on CNN’s profile programPinnacle. She began her television career at NBC News, where she was an associate producer at Dateline NBC.

JJ graduated from Duke University  with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and received her MBA from Stanford Business School.

Presentation Info

Keynote Conversation Series

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Keynote Theater – Show Floor