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Jessica O. Matthews        

Founder & CEO of Uncharted Power, Inc.

Jessica O. Matthews is the Founder & CEO of Uncharted Power, an energy company that designs renewable energy technology systems for infrastructure and smart applications.

Founded by Matthews when she was just 22, Uncharted Power’s flagship product is the SOCCKET ball, an energy-generating soccer ball that provides off-grid power for the developing world. Matthews invented the SOCCKET when she was 19 years old.

Matthews was invited by President Barack Obama to the White House to represent small companies for the signing of the America Invents Act in 2012 and previously served as an Ambassador of Entrepreneurship for Nigeria. In 2016, she was selected to ring the NASDAQ opening ceremony bell, representing all Forbes 30 Under 30 alumna.

Matthews’s research and career centers around the intersection of disruptive technology, human behavior, and the psychology of self-actualization. A dual citizen of Nigeria & the U.S., Matthews has a degree in Psychology and Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Her list of accolades includes the Ford Freedom Award, Fortune’s Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs, Forbes 30 under 30, Black Enterprise’s Innovator of the Year, and Scientist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation.

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