Dr. Jamika D. Burge leads Communities of Practice for One Design at Capital One. In this role, she supports a socio-technical system of designers and product owners through learning and research empowerment, career growth, and skills development. Prior to joining Capital One, she served as a tech consultant to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in the Information Innovation Office (I2O). She provided technical and management consult for innovative DARPA programs which were funded at over $70 million.
Jamika is also Founder and Principal of Design & Technology Concepts, LLC, a tech consultancy that focuses on computer science education & research and inclusive design. She has consulted for Google, the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT), and the American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). Jamika holds a PhD in computer science and applications from Virginia Tech. She and her work have been featured in the New York Times and ComputerWorld, and in 2016, she was recognized by HackBright Academy as a Top Tech Leader to Watch. She is also co-founder of blackcomputeHER.org (pronounced 'black computer'), an organization dedicated to supporting computational & design thinking and workforce development for black women and girls