Jessica is an investor and operator who has built her career partnering with founders building hyper-growth startups. She is on the Boards of Lambda School and The Wing. She is also a co-founder of #ANGELS, an investment collective she started with five other women who built their careers together at Twitter. Their mission is to get more women on the cap tables of successful start-ups.
Previously, Jessica spent nearly a decade at Twitter helping scale the company from 34 employees to several thousand. As the VP of Corporate Development and Strategy, she oversaw dozens of acquisitions and played a critical role in catalyzing Twitter’s new product, technology, and business initiatives. She brought dozens of executives into the company along with products like Vine, Periscope, TweetDeck and many more.
Jessica is a Stanford University graduate, where she was a Mayfield Fellow and varsity lacrosse player. She is on the board of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and loves to trail run—including an occasional ultramarathon—in the Marin headlands. Jessica grew up in Seattle and currently lives in the Bay Area but is happy to get on a plane to meet entrepreneurs across the world.