Jennifer Beckey is an entrepreneurially-minded executive whose professional background encompasses companies in both the high technology and professional services sectors.
Jennifer is currently the Regional Office Administrator for the law firm of DLA Piper, LLP (US). She is on the Board of Directors for Herophilos, Inc., whose product, HERO, is a web-enabled cloud-computing platform for scientific collaboration. Formerly, she was CEO of Maptrace, a wireless telecommunications company.
Jennifer serves in several capacities for WITI, Women in Technology International. She functions both as Regional Vice President, as well as Network Director for the WITI San Diego Network.
Jennifer is an active member of several foundations and organizations. In addition to her capacities and service in WITI, she serves as co-chair of the Sharp HospiceCare Annual Regatta organizing committee in San Diego. She was a member of the San Diego MIT Enterprise Forum board and Executive Committee from 2006-2008.
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN. She has also attained the SPHR (Senior Professional Human Resources) and CLM (Certified Legal Manager) accreditations.
She studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris in 2001, and received her certificate, Chef du Patisserie du Bas, in August 2001. Her passion is sailing, and she and her husband competed in the 2005 Transpacific Yacht Race (sailing from Long Beach, CA to Honolulu, HI). She is a member of the San Diego Yacht Club.