Jessica Watson

Washington DC

consultant name

Jessica Watson Egon Zehnder, Washington DC


Jessica Watson, based in Washington, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice, serving clients across the healthcare spectrum. She is also active in the firm’s Public and Social Sector Practice.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Jessica was a strategy consultant with Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte), serving in the Leadership & Organization practice as a trusted advisor to senior executives in life sciences, aerospace and defense, information services, government, and international non-profits. Jessica has shaped and led complex initiatives to improve strategic alignment, change execution, and organizational performance. She has also helped clients to implement large-scale organizational redesign, improve leadership team effectiveness, and hone HR and talent strategy. Jessica began her career at Ashoka, a non-profit that invests in cutting-edge social entrepreneurs, where she led a range of programs in Latin America. She is fluent in Spanish.

Jessica earned a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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A New Leadership Paradigm for Successful Organizational Transformation

Today, virtually every organization is having to rethink how it adds value, meets the evolving expectations of customers and remains relevant in a world driven by continual innovation.

consultant name

Jessica Watson Egon Zehnder, Washington DC