Jessica is Solana Center's Executive Director. Though always passionate about the environment, Jessica took a circuitous route to get here, starting on Wall Street during the 1980s. Since then, she held positions in corporate research, marketing, IT consulting, and business process improvement at various companies, including HP, Texas Instruments, the World Bank, Kyocera, SDG&E, and the San Diego Zoo. She also co-founded and ran Curious Company, an educational software company. More recently, she established the environmental education programs at Rob Machado Foundation and served on a San Diego Coastkeeper committee.
Jessica holds a Master's degree from MIT in Business and a Bachelor's degree from Cornell in Engineering. She also completed UCSD Extension's certificate program in Sustainable Business Practices.