Jessica Millstone, Ed.M, MPS, is a leading expert and advisor on the use of educational technology at both home and school, and an early-stage angel and venture capital investor. Prior to launching Copper Wire Ventures, a VC fund focused on direct investments into women-led companies, Jessica was the Director of Engagement at BrainPOP, building family engagement products and expanding UX Research within the company. Jessica holds masters’ degrees from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunication Program and Bank Street College of Education, where she was a professor of instructional technology for 5 years, and is the mother of two children (ages 16 and 10) residing in Brooklyn, NY. Many New Yorkers know Jessica as the host of the NYEdTech Meetup, a professional development organization with over 9000 educators, entrepreneurs and investors working in the edTech space.
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