International Women's Day & Justice for all, with Wilhelmina Jewell Sparks
Wilhelmina Jewell Sparks is my guest on Episode 82 of Inside Ideas.
Jewell is a global executive who has worked in both Corporate and Startup environments for over 20 years preparing markets and launching innovative products and services in science, technology, retail, and food industries. She is the founder of UNITED17 Venture Lab and the CEO of BiTHOUSE Venture Group which is a global business development cultivator fostering collaboration and innovation culture amongst corporates, innovators, investors, government and community. She is a trained biotechnologist, global markets strategist and strategic communications expert from the United States based in Germany and Copenhagen. She is an active technology scout, angel investor and venture partner focused on sustainably inclusive solutions, and the integration of innovative technology solutions for Corporate Venture Capital Funds and government entities as the need for customer engagement, growth, digitalization and corporate innovation increases. She serves on several global advisory boards: IADAS (International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences) amongst others, is a guest lecturer of Corporate Innovation at WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management and is an active advisor/mentor to several startups and accelerator programs focused on IoT, AI, mobility, agrifood, retail, entertainment, fashion, sustainability and health. Jewell is the founder of the AgTech FoodTech Summit and was the Founder of the Food und FoodTech Group of the Deutsche Startup Association. “Bridging the Gap,” by “Connecting the Dots” is her motto.