Jewel Burks

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Partpic

Jewel Burks is Co-founder and CEO of Partpic, an Atlanta-based startupdesigned to streamline the purchase of maintenance and repair partsusing computer vision technology. Partpic has raised over $2 million inseed funding to integrate its proprietary technology into mobile apps andwebsites of part distributors, manufacturers, and retailers. Partpic has wonnumerous national competitions including the 2015 SXSW Accelerator andSteve Case’s Rise of the Rest.In addition to leading Partpic, Jewel also serves as an Entrepreneur inResidence for Diversity Markets at Google. She works to help underservedbusiness owners attract and engage customers using Google’s businesstools. Jewel has been featured in numerous publications including Forbes,Wired, Black Enterprise, Essence and Glamour. Prior to founding Partpic,Jewel served in management and enterprise sales roles at McMaster-Carrand Google. Jewel is a native of Nashville, TN, and graduate of HowardUniversity. She currently serves on the board of directors for Amplify 4Good and Atlanta Tech Leaders.