Sheraton Centre Toronto - September 15 - 18, 2019

Thornton, Jessica

Author & Futures Lead at the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E)

Thornton, Jessica

Author & Futures Lead at the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E)
Jessica is a creative problem solver who uses human-centered design, strategic foresight, and design research methods to advance innovation policy at BII+E. Currently, she is responsible for leading several major projects, including Employment in 2030 and Digitally Lit. Previously, Jessica spent a decade in the not-for-profit sector, tackling housing affordability, transportation accessibility, and sustainable food system development. Jessica holds an Honours BA in Anthropology and Equity Studies from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation at OCAD University.

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