Jessica Carson,
Expert in Residence

Founder of Wired This Way

Expertise: Entrepreneur Psychology, Well-Being, Mindfulness, Mental Health, Conscious Leadership

Jessica Carson is a guide who supports entrepreneurs and creators on the path of self-understanding and well-being. With a background in psychology, neuroscience, startups, venture capital, and mindfulness, she has both a scientific and embodied understanding of the unique wiring of entrepreneurs. An authentic and impassioned advocate for their health and well-being, Jessica is currently the Founder of Wired This Way, Director of Innovation at the American Psychological Association, and Expert in Residence at Georgetown University. Previously, she held positions as a Research Fellow at the National Institutes of Health and Director at NextGen Venture Partners, as well as other entrepreneurial roles. Jessica lives in Washington DC with her orange tabby cat, Cleo, and is a devoted teacher and practitioner of yoga, meditation, and various energy healing traditions. In her free time, she likes to be in nature, with animals, and around open-minded people, and enjoys painting with watercolors – even though she’s not very good at it.