Jessica Popp is the Senior Director of Engineering for Customer Lifecycle at SendGrid. Her division is responsible for platform development of a SaaS email and marketing infrastructure that sends more than 1.5B email messages per day on behalf of their customers and partners. Prior to joining SendGrid, Jessica spent more than ten years in High Performance Computing, largely focused on leading development and custom R&D of the Lustre parallel file system. The evolution of Lustre included managing teams at two startups as well as at Sun/Oracle and Intel as the ownership of Lustre assets changed through the years. Prior, Jessica spent ten years in application development and leadership in industries including Retail, Banking, and Insurance. Jessica’s broad experience from startup to Fortune 100 allows her to solve management and business issues that are appropriate to the business’ stage of growth and maturity. Jessica is a champion for Diversity in the workplace and is an active SLT member of SendGrid’s Diversity program.
Jessica has a BBA in Information Systems from The College of William & Mary and a MS in Decision Sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University.