Dr. Jessica Di Bella is an experienced University lecturer, Management trainer and Business consultant in Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
After graduating in Business Administration from the renowned University of Mannheim, Germany, Jessica worked for a marketing consultancy involved in business development projects for global players in the technology sector. In 2008, she fully embraced the field of Entrepreneurship by being engaged as a startup consultant by the city council of Munich, Bavarian Chamber of Commerce and the University of Mannheim. Between 2012 and 2014, Jessica set up several Entrepreneurship education programs at the University of Mannheim and the Munich University of Applied Sciences.
As Head of Mannheim Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MCEI), she and her team established Entrepreneurial inspiration, education and support at the University of Mannheim. After finishing her PhD in 2014, she was granted a visiting scholarship within the SCANCOR program at Stanford University. In the past years, as Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Startup Management at the German Graduate School of Management and Law in Heilbronn, Jessica supported hundreds of students and managers in developing their Entrepreneurial skills and knowledge.