Jessika Lynch is a communications specialist, coach and entrepreneur who has (co-)founded TEDxAmsterdamED, MashUp Academy and Next Step Communications and Coaching. Through these three initiatives she has worked as a consultant and/or business partner for a wide variety of organizations such as ABN AMRO, Emerce, Ingenico ePayments, ING Bank, Adobe and Ministerie van OCW.


As founder of TEDxAmsterdamED, Jessika has programmed and produced more than sixty TEDtalks and has worked with numerous TEDx speakers on refining their message and vision for the TED audience.


Prior to founding her own company in 2013, Jessika served for seven years as Marketing Director for EMEA and APAC for Sabre, a large B2B technology corporation serving the travel industry. She has a degree in Communications from Northwestern University, has followed numerous trainings in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and Social Impact, and is currently pursuing coaching certification from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She is originally from New York and has lived in the Netherlands since 1996.