Jessica H.

Investments | Product Management | Strategy | Education

United States of America
English

A proven strategist who catalyzes organizations to evolve and adapt in the face of changing industry dynamics. Conducts thoughtful data, market and situational analysis and convincingly communicates ...see more

  • Education & Edtech
  • Professional Services

500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

SVP Strategic Investments

Strada Education Network
3 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
Strada Education Network is a non-profit corporation which assists students into post-secondary education by providing financial support and other help.

SVP Product Strategy + Innovation

Strada Education Network
2 years
Mar 2018 - Jan 2020
• Support Strada's Mission-aligned affiliates with their product strategies to contribute to revenue growth and catalyze impact on Strada's priority populations. Work across the Networ...see more

Principal

Silverstrand Strategy + Innovation
6 years
Current position
Sep 2016 - Present
Provide strategic advisory services to clients in EDU and Wellness whose businesses are facing disruption in the market.

Chief Product Officer | Walden University

Laureate International Universities
6 months
Mar 2016 - Sep 2016
Led team of product managers at Laureate's flagship fully-online university Developed product strategy and long-range plan Integrated new strategic partnerships into core business

Co-head | Emerging Strategies and Products Group

Laureate International Universities
3 years
Mar 2013 - Mar 2016
Identify and analyze new business opportunities for strategic partnership and investment including disruptive products outside the core degree program business. Developed a framework fo...see more

VP Product Management | Laureate Online Education

Laureate International Universities
3 years
Aug 2010 - Feb 2013
P&L responsibility for multiple institutions within the division. Spearheaded cross-functional customer retention initiative resulting in improvements to lifetime student value and stud...see more

Director of Product Management | Walden University

Laureate International Universities
1 year
Jul 2009 - Aug 2010
Responsible for product conceptualization, development and launch of new programs as well as lifecycle management. Collaborated with marketing, sales and product development departments...see more

General Manager, Teacher Training

YogaWorks
3 years
Aug 2006 - Jul 2009
Led a global teacher training business for the largest chain of yoga studios, known for its world-renowned training program. Created processes and procedures that positioned the divisio...see more

Director, Product Management

Laureate International Universities
2 years
Jan 2004 - Jan 2006

Director, Strategic Planning and Analysis

Laureate International Universities
1 year
Jan 2003 - Jan 2004
Managed a division-wide research project to evaluate online higher education market resulting in organizational realignment around customer segments. Presented findings to C-level mana...see more

Senior Market Analyst, Research and Analysis Department

Laureate International Universities
1 year
Jan 2002 - Jan 2003
Conducted primary and secondary research and analyzed resulting data to understand consumer preferences and recommend next steps for effective marketing messaging.

Summer Associate, K-12 Education

The Broad Foundation
2 months
Jun 2001 - Aug 2001
Fund invests in non-profit programs focused on improving leadership, management and governance of urban public education. Designed evaluation strategy to measure success of the Foundat...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Education & Edtech
  • Professional Services

Expertise

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Investments
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Program Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Product Marketing
  • Product Management
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Cross-functional Team Leadership
  • Strategy Development
  • Staff Development
  • Product Development