Jessica Cole

Jessica is a civic technologist, formerly the Head of Innovation and Economic Development for the City of Walnut Creek, CA. She builds civic infrastructure across sectors: most recently as a Code for America Fellow, as a startup founder, and as Director of Outreach for ed-tech startup Panorama Education. Jessica holds an Urban Studies degree from Yale University, where she was a Yale Entrepreneurial Fellow and a Zigler Fellow in Child Development and Social Policy. Find her hosting citizen onboarding workshops, organizing poetry jams, or co-designing behavioral interventions for her friends.