Jessica Richman started and sold her first company after high school. At Stanford University she earned degrees in Economics and Science, Technology and Society (with a computer science focus). Along the way, she worked for Google, McKinsey, Lehman Brothers, the Grameen Bank, and top-tier Silicon Valley venture firms. Jessica arrived at Oxford University as a Clarendon Scholar and completed an MSc at the Oxford Internet Institute. She is currently a DPhil student at Oxford with a focus on innovation, social networks, and collective intelligence.
Jessica is a co-founder of uBiome, the world's largest crowdfunded citizen science startup. uBiome has been featured in Wired, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, NPR, FoxNews, ABC News, and dozens of other media outlets. She has spoken at TEDMED, SciFoo, Oxford University, and many other conferences and universities.