Jeni Britton Bauer is an ice cream maker, entrepreneur, and New York Times best-selling author. A pioneer of the artisan ice cream movement, she opened her first scoop shop in 1996, then founded Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in 2002. In 2012, she won a James Beard Award for her first cookbook, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home. Today, Jeni’s is a Certified B Corporation with 34 ice cream shops nationwide, an online store at jenis.com, and distribution in top grocery stores. One of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business, the busy mom of two remains the beating heart of the Columbus-based company and is in charge of all creative output as Chief Brand Officer.