Jessica is a tech strategist specialising in government, policy and regulation, and civil society.
She currently advises start-up and scale-up founders on growth strategy, with areas of focus including digital trust, government and corporate transparency, and undertakes tech futures research for the UK government.
Previously Jessica ran multi-million pound data and research programmes at companies including Dods, GlobalData and Ovum. Over her 25 years in the tech and information industries Jessica has advised senior executives in large established tech businesses as well as many VC-backed startups and scaleups. She is a sought-after commentator and speaker, and as an industry analyst has published extensive research and analysis on the application of emerging technologies across government, telecoms and other industries.
Jessica has an MA from the University of Cambridge and a Diploma in Computing from the Open University. She is Chair of the Board at NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents.