Jessica is a builder, investor, and a partner to entrepreneurs. She invests in visionary founders pursuing bold and ambitious new ideas.
Most recently, Jessica was VP of Corporate Development & Strategy at Twitter. Through 30+ acquisitions she brought innovative new products, key technology, developer platforms, new businesses, and dozens of executive leaders into the company. She has been in the trenches with founders in the most critical moments in the journey of building a company. Jessica was Twitter’s 34th employee, and over her eight year tenure played a key role in Twitter’s growth from a small startup to a massive global platform and publicly traded company.
Jessica is a founding partner of #ANGELS, an investment collective with a portfolio of 60+ companies. Together with her partners she runs the #ANGELS Access program, an events and conversation series, to further their mission of getting more women on the cap tables of successful startups.
Jessica graduated from Stanford University, where she was a Mayfield Fellow and on the Division I varsity lacrosse team. She is an ultra-marathon runner, and is on the board of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.