Jessica Yoon

Jessica Yoon

Manager, Healthspan

Jessica Yoon joins the XPRIZE Healthspan Prize Operations Team with 7 years of experience at the XPRIZE Foundation working in prize design and operations.  As Prize Manager, Ms. Yoon oversees the day-to-day project management of XPRIZE Healthspan throughout the duration and key milestones of the competition.

Previously, Ms. Yoon was a Prize Associate in the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, and has supported research and project management for over a dozen prizes in development at the Foundation. Her most recent role prior to joining XPRIZE Healthspan was Prize Design Project Manager.  

Prior to joining XPRIZE, Ms. Yoon comes with a background in community-based services. Ms. Yoon has worked extensively with at-risk older adults in affordable housing communities throughout Southern California, and has managed multiple pilot projects in testing innovative technologies and programming for their potential to enhance wellbeing in aging populations. 

Ms. Yoon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, International Relations from UC San Diego and a Master in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.