Senior Adviser and CEO of Next Step
Jennifer Wessels founded Next Step, a company recognized as a successful business leader in Silicon Valley and globally. Next Step, a forty person consulting firm has launched and developed over 100 international and US startups in the US.
Prior to founding Next Step, Jennifer held numerous sales and marketing leadership roles with Ungermann-Bass. During the 1990s Jennifer was International Sales Director for Tandberg based in Oslo. After the launch of Tandberg USA in 1997, Jennifer returned to Silicon Valley to build Next Step. Some of their US clients include Adobe, Cisco, Genentech, Google as well as many smaller Nordic companies.
Jennifer holds a MBA from San Jose State and a Masters of Occupational Psychology from the University of London, as well as being a Certified Management Consultant (CMC).