Jess Shorland

TechCamp trainer Jess Shorland.


Product Manager, Ushahidi

Jess is a product manager for Ushahidi, a platform that allows people to collect meaningful data, get the real-time pulse of any situation, respond to issues, and increase awareness through data visualizations. She studied game theory and war at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and moved to Nairobi shortly thereafter. She has worked with a start up incubator and seed fund, developed an alternative lending product for Kenyan businesses, and most recently led product at the pan-African online car marketplace Cheki.