Founder of Ingenious Designs LLC, Award Winning Inventor and TV personality, Best Selling Author
“At the beginning of my career I was a woman in a man’s world. Gender equality has always been important to me, both professionally and personally. I have two daughters and I hope to pave the way for them. I always try to empower women to believe that they can accomplish anything they can dream up.”
Joy Mangano is one of the most-successful and celebrated product inventors of her time. As President of Ingenious Designs LLC, the company she founded in the back of an auto-body shop, she has created and sold nearly $3 billion of product to women across America. She is the author of inspirational WSJ Best Seller memoir “INVENTING JOY: DARE TO BUILD A BRAVE & CREATIVE LIFE”, and her life was the subject of the 20th Century Fox feature film “JOY”, starring Jennifer Lawrence in an Oscar-nominated performance as Joy. She was also the subject of the digital series “Inventing Joy”, produced by CBS
In 1991, Joy invented and launched the first-ever self-wringing Miracle Mop, and has gone on to invent and launch hundreds of successful products across virtually every category, most notably Huggable Hangers, My Little Steamer, Forever Fragrant, and luggage with her revolutionary SpinBall Wheel System. In addition, Joy’s products can be found in premier retailers such as Macy’s, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Meijer, Lowe’s, and The Container Store.
Joy is also the founding director of the Joy Mangano Foundation, and has overcome incredible odds to experience great success. She was named one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People”and her products have been profiled on Good Morning America, 20/20, the TODAY Show, The View, and numerous consumer publications including Good Housekeeping where Joy’s products have regularly obtained the outlet’s award seal.