Jessica Powell is the CEO and co-founder of AudioShake, whose sound-splitting AI technology makes audio more interactive, accessible, and useful. Named one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023, AudioShake is used widely across the music, film, dubbing, and transcription industries to power a wide range of audio-related workflows.

Powell spent over a decade at Google, where she sat on the company’s management team, reporting into the CEO. She is also the award-winning novelist of The Big Disruption, and a former New York Times contributing opinion writer. Her short stories and essays have been published in the New York Times, TIME, WIRED, and elsewhere.