After earning a Mechanical Engineering degree at U of C, Jessica Soodeen’s career was traditional until she, quite literally, RACED to her dream of international motorsports. Jessica’s motorcycle road racing led to working with open-wheel Formula Race cars at the best circuits in Europe, Professional Formula Driving coaching, stepping in as team manager when needed and teaching her drivers to secure sponsors. She holds a Masters of Technical Specialization in Automobile Competition (motorsports) from Spain and worked for a Championship-winning Formula Renault team! Since then, her 20+ year career includes roles as global Director of Engineering and VP of Engineering, earning a Six Sigma Lean Expert designation along the way.
Jessica will enlighten you with some gems in the emotional intelligence, resilience, and adaptation space through story… specifically, a weekend at the race track! She then explains how each idea can apply to Entrepreneurs and their clients, Corporate settings, University Students, and personal life! Buckle up, strap in, and get ready to gain insights into the high-pressure world of motorsport and how lessons learned there apply to YOU!