Jessica Padula - Brand Innovators

Jessica Padula

VP Marketing & Head of Sustainability, Nespresso

Jessica Padula is the Vice President of Marketing and Interim Vice President of Sustainability at Nespresso USA, the pioneer and reference for highest-quality portioned coffee. 

Jessica joined Nespresso USA in 2016 as Manager, Social Media. When she joined, she brought a unique combination of luxury, CPG, and F&B experience, having worked on brands such as Swarovski, Horizon Organic, Pantene, COVERGIRL, and Downy.  

During her tenure at Nespresso, Jessica has led a variety of meaningful brand moments and campaigns, including the launch of Cafecito de Cuba, the George Clooney Puerto Rico recovery campaign, and the US Vertuo “What Coffee is Meant to Be” strategy.  

In 2018, Jessica was promoted to the role of Director of Brand Communications, overseeing Integrated Marketing, Paid Media, PR & Corporate Communications, Experiential Marketing, Social & Influencer Marketing. In this role, Jessica helped connect the global Nespresso brand strategy with local US insights and consumer needs, specifically steering the localization of Nespresso’s brand purpose through the launch of Festive for Good and The Things We Hold platform. She has long been a champion of creative efficiency, implementing tools such as the Opal CMS, the Comms Hub, and the US Content Suite in 2021.

In 2023, she was promoted to Vice President of Marketing at Nespresso USA and interim Vice President of Sustainability. In this interim role, she is leading Nespresso’s US efforts to continually improve the brand’s B Corp goals and bring sustainability commitments to life.

Jessica received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing & Business Law from Boston University.