Serial Technology Entrepreneur, Angel & Advisor. Co-Founder, Tick – a micro-video ‘how-to’ platform; Co-Founder, Blippar – a global pioneer in Augmented Reality and a CNBC ‘Top 50 Disruptor’ business in 2015/16/17 (alongside the likes of Uber, AirBnB and Spotify).
Jess is the recipient of numerous awards including the BBC’s Top 100 Women, Fortune’s Most Powerful Female Entrepreneurs, The Evening Standard’s ‘Progress 1000’ list & Europe’s Top 50 Inspiring Women in Tech.
A 3x TedX speaker, Jess has also filmed a National Geographic documentary, joined the Prime Minister on a trade mission, judged numerous national business competitions and dressed up as a ketchup bottle on global conference stages.
She is a passionate start-up mentor, speaker and writer on subjects as diverse as women in tech and entrepreneurship, work-life balance and humane technology, with a particular passion for how we might start to reverse some of the more recent negative societal and behavioural ramifications of technology.
She was awarded an MBE for services to technology and entrepreneurship in the 2018 New Years Honours List.