Porter Braswell is the co-founder and CEO of Jopwell. Prior to starting Jopwell, Porter worked as an associate on the FX sales desk at Goldman Sachs. Under Porter's leadership, Jopwell has been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the "100 Most Brilliant Ideas," Fast Company's "World's Most Innovative Companies," and Business Insider's "One of The Hottest NYC Companies to Watch." Alongside those awards, Porter has been featured in Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People In Business," and most recently on Crain's "40 Under 40." In January 2019, Penguin Random House will publish Porter's upcoming book titled Let Them See You - the guide for leveraging your diversity at work. Porter graduated from Yale University in 2011, where he was a four-year member of the men's varsity basketball team.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS