Who Inspire Us
Jones is president, founder and COO of pcOrder,
the leading provider of Internet-based electronic commerce solutions
that enable the computer industry's suppliers, resellers and end-users
to buy and sell computer products online.
launched pcOrder in June 1996 as a spin-off from Trilogy, the company
she co-founded as a Stanford University student in 1989. Trilogy
is a leading provider of sales, marketing and business-to-business
electronic commerce applications for Fortune 500 companies such
as Hewlett-Packard and Boeing.
Jones has secured major members of the computer industry as partners
and customers, and led the company to its position as the recognized
industry standard for buying and selling computer products on the
is an established leader in the computer industry. Forbes Magazine
has featured Jones on three covers, most recently for her success
in moving the indirect distribution channel for computers to the
Internet. She was recently named the 1999 National Ernst and Young
Entrepreneur of the Year. Jones was also named one of Computer
Reseller News' Top 25 Executives for 1999 and a member of MIT's
has also been named a Web Innovator by Information Week and
one of the Top 20 Leaders Under 30 by Working Woman. She
was also presented with the Business Journal's 1999 Profiles
in Power award. In addition, Jones was one of the inaugural winners
of the Texas eComm 10 award.
of Stanford University, Jones received a B.A. in economics in 1991.