Jessica Droste Yagan

About

Jessica Droste Yagan is CEO of Impact Engine, a venture fund that invests financial and human capital in early-stage, for-profit technology businesses that are improving education, health, economic empowerment, and resource efficiency. Prior to Impact Engine, Jessica led strategy and alignment of global sustainable sourcing at McDonald’s and consulted with city, non-profit, and corporate clients in the areas of strategic planning, corporate social responsibility, and inner city economic development.  She has co-authored two Harvard University case studies on public-private partnerships and currently serves as a board member for Social Venture Partners Chicago, OneGoal Chicago, The Honeycomb Project, and Piece & Co.  Jessica earned recognition on Chicago Crain’s 40-Under-40 list in 2013 and served as a 2014 Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow.  Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from Haverford College, an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government. She lives in Chicago with her husband Sam and three children.
Videos (1)
Don’t Compromise
Company Spotlight in Tech
10th Magnitude
videos (1)
Alex Brown
Elexa Consumer Products
videos (1)
Lawrence Beger
Cision
videos (1)
Kevin Akeroyd
Kamea Networks & Technology
videos (1)
Chach DalSanto
HERE
videos (1)
AAron Dannenbring
EZLinks Golf
videos (1)
Gary Cohen
SimpleRelevance, Inc.
videos (2)
Erik Severinghaus
Business Technology Partners
videos (1)
Todd Perlman
G2 Crowd
videos (1)
Tim Handorf
Jobbatical
videos (1)
Karoli Hindriks
ObjectWave
videos (1)
Sam Cinquegrani
Emmi Solutions
videos (1)
Devin Gross
LED Gaming
videos (1)
Steven De Mar
Tock
videos (1)
Nick Kokonas
Mattersight
videos (1)
Kelly Conway
HighGround
videos (1)
Vip Sandhir
BMW Technology Corporation
videos (1)
Randy Cavaiani
Scientel Solutions
videos (1)
Nelson Santos
Vanco International
videos (1)
Brad Corbin
TextNinja Co.
videos (1)
JIM RAMIREZ
Lemko
videos (1)
Bo Pyskir
Signature Retail Services
videos (1)
Dan Perry
CodeNow
videos (1)
Neal Sales-Griffin
Drivin
videos (1)
Kayne Grau
mLevel
videos (1)
Dave Cutler
LotLinx
videos (1)
Denise Chudy
NowSecure
videos (1)
Andrew Hoog
UrbanBound
videos (1)
Michael Krasman
Access Mobility 24
videos (1)
Joe Wright
Integrated Project Management
videos (1)
Mike McLeod
Malwarebytes
videos (1)
Marcin Kleczynski
Scout Security, Inc.
videos (1)
AAron Dannenbring
Ensono
videos (1)
Jeff VonDeylen
#FoodieChats
videos (1)
Steve Green
Belmont Trading Company
videos (1)
Igor Boguslavsky
Techstars Chicago
videos (1)
Troy Henikoff
Chicago Inno
videos (1)
Will Flanagan
INXPO
videos (1)
Malcolm Lotzof
Devbridge Group
videos (1)
Aurimas Adomavicius
The Climate Corporation
videos (1)
Corbett Kull
BuildOut Inc
videos (1)
Vishu Ramanathan
Illinois Technology Association (ITA)
videos (1)
Fred Hoch
Impact Engine
videos (1)
Jessica Droste Yagan
RedShelf
videos (1)
Greg Fenton
1871
videos (1)
Howard Tullman
SMB Help Desk, Inc.
videos (1)
Matthew Cleaver
Technori
videos (1)
Scott Kitun
Waident Technology Solutions
videos (1)
John Ahlberg