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Jessica Deckinger

Lecturer
Tufts Gordon Institute

Jessica Deckinger

Jessica Deckinger

Lecturer
Tufts Gordon Institute

Phone 617-627-3110
Tufts Gordon Institute, Suite 2400
200 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
nutrition and entrepreneurship
Biography: 

Jessica Deckinger is currently the chief marketing officer for Antera Therapeutics, a biotechnology company in Boston focused on developing foods for special dietary use to support early introduction of allergens to infants. Early in her career, Deckinger made the challenging leap from global finance at JPMorgan to operations at the National Football League before finding her true passion in marketing. Her past marketing roles have included global positions with Keds, Welch’s Fruit Snacks, and Avon Products. She currently serves on the boards of several leading not-for-profit organizations including Jeff’s Place, the Trustee’s Council of Penn Women, and UPenn Off the Beat.

Education: 
M.B.A., Business Administration and Management, Harvard Business School, 2008
B.A., Urban Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
Professional Experience: 
2017-present:

Lecturer, Tufts Gordon Institute

2016-present:

Chief Marketing Officer, Antera Therapeutics

2014-present:

Merchant Customer Exchange LLC

  • 2015-2016: Chief Marketing Officer
  • 2014-2015: Vice President of Marketing
2013-2014:

Director of Marketing, Keds, Wolverine World Wide

2010-2013:

Promotion in Motion

  • 2011-2013: Senior Brand Manager
  • 2010-2011: Brand Manager
2008-2010:

Associate Brand Manager, Avon Products, Inc.

2003-2006:

Generalist/Analyst, National Football League

2000-2003:

Analyst, JP Morgan Chase