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Twitter@jessicascorpio
BirthplaceSt. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Birthdate4/11/87

Degrees

Singularity University, Graduate Certificate 2009
Policy, Law and Ethics / Exponential Tech
Carleton University, BA 2008
Political Science

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Co-Founder/Director of Marketing

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Matt Rutherford

Jessica Scorpio

Jessica Scorpio is a Founder and Director of Marketing at Getaround, which was created to leverage the 1B+ cars on the planet to create a cleaner, smarter and more efficient transportation system through a marketplace for peer-to-peer car sharing.

Prior to launching Getaround, she completed the inaugural Graduate Studies Program at Singularity University (SU ‘09), a new school launched by Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis, NASA, and Google that focuses on inspiring a cadre of leaders to understand and facilitate the development of exponentially advancing technologies in order to address humanity’s grand challenges.

Jessica also worked in the Government of Canada for a number of years, as a political aide to the Minister of International Cooperation, Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs and International Trade), and as a writer in a branch of the Prime Minister’s Office. Jessica is also the former Founder and CEO of IDEAL, a not-for-profit network for entrepreneurs and young leaders.

She lives in San Francisco.

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http://youtu.be/nz4gNfIxVBA
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How Getaround is Solving Car Overpopulation

Added: 5/22/12

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