Wilhelmina Jewell Sparks

Chief Innovation Officer, Global Director of Strategic Partnerships, and Tech Reporter in Germany

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Jewell is an Innovation + Digital Transformation strategist, technology reporter/analyst, podcast producer, utilizing a diversity and inclusion lens to assess technology solutions and trends as well as their scaleability as it relates to consumer experience, venture development, and sustainability perspective.

She is currently based in Europe after spending 17 years in San Francisco / Silicon Valley. Functioning as a innovative Executive for hire, she is also a philanthropist and founder of BiTHOUSE(BH) which is a global tech inclusion initiative focused on aiding with the identification, alignment and integration of innovative technology solutions created by entrepreneurs spanning the areas of AI, IoT, Blockchain, R&D and diagnostics.

BH Group is a boutique tech scouting, and strategic partnership, firm “Minimizing Barriers to Entry” for innovators, investors & corporate entities. As global tech evangelists, BH helps to identify early adopters & cultivate thought leaders to scale tech solutions. BH provides mentoring support to implement strategies inclusive of mindsets needed to generate digital solutions into traditional business processes.

Jewell is trained as a cellular biologist and has an MBA in Strategic Planning, Global Markets & Corporate Communications with over 20 years of industry experience in biotechnology research, thought leader / market development, sustainable materials & processes, sales and marketing. She has created both B2B and B2C product adoption strategies for the biotechnology, consumer products, food & agriculture, electronics, software and fashion industries.

As a global business leader, speaker and innovation program strategist, she integrates diversity and inclusion milestones in order to cultivate sustainable business solutions.

She aligns corporates from the following industries with tech solutions:

-Industry 4.0/Smart Manufacturing

-Food and FoodTech

-Smart Cities

-Media and Entertainment


-Biotech & Pharma

-Consumer Electronics

BiTHOUSE supports projects that foster diversity and makes entrepreneurial environments more effective.entities.

Founder:BiTHOUSE Group,IoT Lab Network,LeanIn Berlin,Innovation PopUp Hub,OTGC-On The Green Carpet, Wearable Tech Couture,Retail Innovation Group & Wunderjewel

Advisory Boards:WHU-MiE, Entrepreneurship,SXSW Global Advisory, IADAS(Webby's, Lovie's),Real Time Academy(Shorty Awards), Working Group on Women for ASBC.

#SDGs #DigitalDiversity #Innovation #IoT

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  • Education
    • University of San Francisco
    • Haverford College