November 30, 2011
8:58 pm to 8:58 pm
As co-founder and chief of inDinero, Jessica drives the development of inDinero's product strategy, software development, and design efforts. She and her partners built the core product over the Summer of 2009, and the company has since raised funding from investors such as Y Combinator. In her early life, Jessica was the founder and technical lead behind internshipIN.com, which helped match students with internships. She's been programming since age 9, building businesses since age 12, and finished high school at age 15. Jessica holds degrees from Simon's Rock the Early College, and from U.C. Berkeley, where she studied computer science and was president of the computer science undergraduate association. Jessica has been mentioned in publications ranging from Inc. magazine to the Wall Street Journal, and has been featured on PBS to encourage students to pursue science and entrepreneurship.