Jomayra Herrera

Jomayra has experience working with early and growth-stage companies both as an investor and an operator. She is incredibly passionate about partnering with entrepreneurs to help grow and scale their companies. Prior to Cowboy, she spent nearly 3 years as an investor at Emerson Collective. As an early hire on the investing team, she played an important role in creating internal processes, building key investment theses, and helping to grow the team. During her time here, she worked on a diverse range of investments, including traditional venture investments and buyouts, and developed a special interest in companies tackling issues related to the Future of Work. Before Emerson Collective, she worked at BloomBoard, an early-stage education technology company, where she focused on customer success and growth. As a Florida native, Jomayra loves to get away to the beach whenever she can. She has lived in the Bay Area for almost 9 years and has degrees from Stanford University.



The Link Between the Future of Work, Education and Care

“If you ask 10 different people what the future of work means, you will probably get 10 different answers” says Jomayra Herrera. In this session, she’ll share her thoughts on employment, education and child and elder care, how they intersect, and areas where she sees potential for innovation.