Dr. Nashlie Sephus Is Building a Tech-Hub of Opportunity in Jackson


by Meredith Biesinger, Our Mississippi Home

Dr. Nashlie Sephus, a Jackson native, and Mississippi alumnus, has a vision for her hometown, and she is seeing it through with technology and a lot of heart.

Dr. Sephus graduated with her Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech and was the CTO of a successful tech startup called Partpic. Amazon acquired Partpic, the visual recognition technology startup, in 2016.

The 35-year-old has spent the past four years splitting her time between Jackson, her hometown, and Atlanta, where she works as an applied science manager and tech evangelist for Amazon’s artificial intelligence initiative.

In 2018, she founded Bean Path, an incubator and technology consulting nonprofit in Jackson that has helped more than 2,000 local businesses and individuals with their tech…

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