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Leaders Breakfast San Francisco 2017

Leaders Breakfast 2017 


When: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
Where: Four Seasons San Francisco, 757 Market St., San Francisco, California, 94103
Speaker: Jessica O. Matthews, founder and CEO of Uncharted Play
Connect: WebsiteLinkedIn
Honoree: Mary Davidge, IIDA, USGBC, LEED fellow, director of campus design, Google Inc. 

Jessica O. Matthews, Keynote Speaker

Jessica Matthews Jessica O. Matthews is the founder and CEO of Uncharted Play, an energy company that designs renewable energy technology systems for infrastructure and smart applications. Founded by Jessica when she was 22, Uncharted Play’s flagship product is the SOCCKET ball, an energy generating soccer ball that provides off-grid power for the developing world. She invented the SOCCKET when she was 19 years old.

Jessica’s career centers around the intersection of disruptive technology, human behavior, and the psychology of self-actualization. A dual citizen of Nigeria and the United States., she has a degree in psychology and economics from Harvard University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Her list of accolades includes Fortune’s Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs, Forbes 30 under 30 list, Inc. Magazine 30 under 30, and Harvard University Scientist of the Year.

In 2012, President Barack Obama invited Jessica to the White House to represent small companies for the signing of the America Invents Act. In 2016, she was selected to ring the NASDAQ opening ceremony bell, representing all Forbes 30 Under 30 alumna. She currently serves as an Ambassador of Entrepreneurship for Nigeria.



Thank you to the Leaders Breakfast International Benefactors.

Mary Davidge, IIDA, USGBC, LEED Fellow, Leadership Award of Excellence Honoree

Mary Davidge

As director of campus design in Google's Real Estate & Workplace Services organization, Mary Davidge, IIDA, USGBC, LEED fellow, and her team are responsible for setting the design vision for Google's global campus scale development projects. Her team works with Google's senior business leaders as well as design & engineering partners to translate the design vision and strategy into innovative work environments that align with Google's culture and help employees perform at their best every day.

Mary established her career in Silicon Valley's architecture and interior design firms, and for more than 30 years, has worked primarily with rapidly growing technology companies. Prior to joining Google in 2014, her firm, Mary Davidge Associates, consulted with corporate clients to define values for the built environment, identify associated goals and strategies, and implement those strategies.

Mary is a leader in creating leading edge workplaces that foster the health of the occupants and the environment. She was recognized as a Living Building Challenge Hero in 2012 and named a LEED Fellow in 2014. Additionally, Mary was a founding member of the Health Product Declaration Collaborative Board and served on the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Certification Standards Board from 2013-2016.She currently serves on the Healthy Building Network Board and the Advisory Board of the ILFI Biophilic Design Initiative.