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Jessica Tacka is a national security expert and technologist, transitioning a nearly two decade-long career in government and policy to the world of marketing strategy.
As an intelligence analyst, Jessica covered topics including threat finance, weapons of mass destruction, dual-use technology acquisition, and domestic terrorism. She worked at US embassies in Afghanistan, Georgia, Tunisia, Kazakhstan, the United Arab Emirates, and Iraq, and is a recipient of the FBI Director's Award for Excellence in HUMINT.
Jessica's marketing work has contributed to early stage startups with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products, focusing on messaging strategy and full-stack marketing. Her creative and intentional marketing assets have helped secure millions of dollars of funding from the US Government and investors.
She holds a BA and MA from American University's School of International Service in Washington, DC, where she has been based for the last 20 years.