Joint Venture Profiles
Each month, Joint Venture profiles a member of our board or other project leader from the Silicon Valley reagion. We feature them here on our website and in our monthly newsletter, Valley Vision. We hope you enjoy meeting the people behind the headlines and learning more about them. You can read our current profile below.
Meet Jessica Weare, Microsoft
Philanthropy and Civic Engagement Manager, Microsoft
By Duffy Jennings
A recent New York Times essay titled “Silicon Valley is Not Your Friend” suggested that some major tech companies have forgotten their altruistic principles, but you’d get an argument about that from Microsoft’s Jessica Weare.
“My role is to connect Microsoft’s resources with community needs,” says Weare, Manager of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at Microsoft in Mountain View and an active contributor to Joint Venture’s Smart Cities and Civic Technology work. Read more