Jesse is an associate on the IA Ventures team who joined in 2011. Prior to IA, he worked at Insight Venture Partners, a late-stage software and Internet fund. At Insight, he focused on gaming, payments, travel, and enterprise software investments. Jesse held several jobs in college: as a product manager on Microsoft SharePoint, as an intern for Stephen Starr Restaurants, and as a consultant at a nonprofit in Mexico City called The Hunger Project.
He graduated with a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.Sc. in marketing and operations from Wharton, as part of the M&T program. At Penn, he was president of Wharton’s undergrad marketing club. He loves cooking and is an aspiring web developer.
From Jesse's Blog
It’s Labor Day 2013, and the people-work we celebrate today is under siege. In Marc Andreessen’s famous words, software is “eating the world,” and every redundant, [...]
Do, not be
What do you want to be when you grow up? As you got older, your ideal answer might have changed from ‘fireman’ or ‘teacher’ to ‘partner’ or ‘CEO’. [...]