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
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’. [...]
It’s Monday again. How are you feeling? Whether it’s your first job or your fifth, you may find you’ve lost the spark that once made your work feel great. Recently, I’ve [...]