About Dr Jessica Symons

Jessica is interested in transformative practices and how emerging technologies impact on social and environmental dynamics.

She is an anthropologist and creative digital consultant with over 25 years experience across public, private and third sectors, as a researcher in the University of Manchester and as an IT consultant in large multinationals, SMEs and startups.

“Most of all, I like weaving together ideas, people, places, activities. Put me anywhere, community, project, city and I’ll find interesting people to do amazing things together”

Jessica speaks at conferences and public events in the UK and internationally on how to engage communities in understanding their creative potential and how to shape the development of emerging technologies for sustainable and social purposes.

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