Jessica is the head of Outreach and Innovation Policy in Daimler’s Washington, D.C. office. In this capacity, she drives the company’s policy efforts on future technologies and mobility, as well as developing strategic partnerships with NGOs, government and business partners throughout the U.S. Prior to her current role, Nigro spent three years at Daimler’s headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany working with Sales colleagues on projects in politically-risky markets. Nigro served as the Director of Programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She began her career in the Strategic Communications office at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and served as Field Manager of that office, directing the nationwide strategic and crisis communications efforts as the Department stood up after the September 11, 2001 attacks. Nigro received a B.A. in International Affairs and Conflict Resolution from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and has studied at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland.
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