Jess is Director of Strategy at Beyond, a design and technology ideas company. Jess has a longstanding background in technology, public policy and business. She worked initially for the Institute of Public Policy where she set up the Digital Society Programme. She ran a pro-social production company Germination and went on to co-found the Centre for London where she co-wrote the Digital Manifesto for London in advance of the 2016 Mayoral election. More recently she spent two years at product design studio ustwo, the UK’s leading digital agency as voted by design peers, designing retail solutions for clients including the Co-op Group, Cadogan Estates and Three Mobile.
At Beyond she leads the Strategy team working with clients on how they can use digital to develop data, loyalty and AI. Jess sits on the DigitalAgenda Impact Awards jury and is a proud member of the Hyper Island alumni.