37. Jessica Cohen on 5G and the opportunities it creates
Built in Ohio · 28 minutes ·

37. Jessica Cohen on 5G and the opportunities it creates

Jessica Cohen currently leads Verizon's philanthropy and community engagement efforts in Northern Ohio.  In this episode we talk to Jessica about the power of 5G, how the it's building Ohio's cities, and why she loves working for a leading tech company.

Before joining Verizon, she worked in the nonprofit and public sectors, serving on the staff of U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy and later in institutional advancement and government advocacy roles for Cleveland-based nonprofits.  During her time at Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Jessica became a recognized leader in external affairs and community relations.  She also chairs the Cleveland Heights Planning Commission. 

Jessica was chosen as one of the 2015 Crain's Cleveland Business Forty Under 40 and a 2019 Cleveland Jewish News Difference Maker.  She received her undergraduate degree in Government from Harvard University, her Master's in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University, and is currently pursuing her Juris Doctor at Cleveland Marshall College of Law.

Jessica and her husband Eric, a public school teacher, live in Cleveland Heights with their four adorable children.

Connect with Jessica on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jessicacohen18/


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