Leadership > Jennifer Odess
As Vice President of the Office of the CEO, Jennifer Odess is responsible for driving the vision for business advancements and cultural achievements with program management strategic initiatives. Jennifer is the cultural and operational conduit between employees and the CEO, as well as for external and client facing programs.
Jennifer has been with Appirio for more than three years, most recently serving as the Director of Data Science for Appirio’s crowdsourcing division, helping clients improve their business operations with algorithm and analytics crowd solutions. Her responsibilities included the expansion of Appirio’s Data Science offering, the establishment of processes for scaling, and the development of training and enablement assets.
In 2008, Jennifer founded Fresh Connections, a specialty catering company, and in 2009 she also founded Energy + Light + Control, a smooth design, selection, installation, and implementation of energy consumption control systems that she successfully grew and later sold. With a lifelong background in sales and account management — and the skills learned in the field as a small business owner and entrepreneur — Jennifer applies her passion for excellence and success to her role as the right hand to the CEO.
Jennifer holds a bachelor’s from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.