Jessie Garcia

Jessie Garcia

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Founder

Jessie Garcia is the founder and CEO of Tozuda, a manufacturing company focused on simplifying head safety in sports and industrial applications. She is a patented inventor and her core mechanical acceleration technology was developed to create the Tozuda head impact indicator for concussion awareness. In 2020, Jessie received the national US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Entrepreneurial Spirit Award and was recognized as one of Philadelphia's 2020 Al Dia News 40 under 40 people to watch. Tozuda and its flagship product have also been recognized nationally, winning the 2019 ProtoLabs Cool Idea Award and the 2019 Product of the Year award for Philadelphia’s Rad Awards. Jessie is a proud Lehigh University alumni with a BA in Global Studies and Entrepreneurship and a Master’s of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship. She is a fellow in Stanford’s Latino Entrepreneurship Leaders Initiative and was a member of the first University Science Center's Launch Lane Accelerator cohort.
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