Jennifer 8. Lee is an entrepreneur, documentary producer, seed investor, and emoji activist. She is a member and former vice chair of the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee and a cofounder of Emojination, a grassroots organization whose motto is "emoji by the people, for the people." She has co-led an Angel List seed investment fund for Y Combinator, was a 2018 Fast Company Most Creative Person in Business, and is a Sundance Sloan fellow. She is cofounder and CEO of Plympton, a literary studio that innovates in digital publishing. A former New York Times reporter, Lee graduated from Harvard with a degree in applied math and economics.