Jill is responsible for marketing and communications. She plans and implements Sting’s marketing activities and builds Sting’s brand through PR, website, social media and corporate partnerships, and is responsible for the incubator’s annual tech startup event Sting Day. She also coaches the Sting companies on their communication challenges.
Before joining STING, Jill lived in Washington, DC, for 10 years. Her last position there was in marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She has also worked in communications at The George Washington University, and on US presidential campaign events.
From 2003-2005 she worked at the Royal Insitute of Technology (KTH) in student recruitment and marketing.
Jill holds an MBA in financing from The George Washington University (2010) and a BA in Communications from Karlstad University (1999). She has also studied journalism at American University in Washington, DC.
10 quick questions
Workout: strength, yoga
Listens to: podcasts, Bon Iver
Watches: Billions, Homeland, dance programs, morning news
Reads: The Emperor
Other job I’ve had: maths teacher
Has: shaken hands with three American presidents
Learns: how to ski and golf
Likes: New York, to sing
Thinks about: writing a book
Latest accomplishment: driver’s licence