JESS3 CEO and Founder, Jesse Thomas, had the chance to interview the Community Manager at Skillshare, a new startup focusing on education and sharing skills. Danya Cheskis-Gold gives insight into the philosophy behind Skillshare, and why and how people should use it. Alternative learning options like Skillshare are on the rise to supplement, or even replace, traditional education.
After watching a documentary that touched on Steve Jobs’ study of Buddhism and how its teachings affected the aesthetic of Apple products, JESS3 CEO and Founder Jesse Thomas was set on making a technology-themed comic book / zine with Steve Jobs as the protagonist. He pitched the idea to Forbes Managing Editor Bruce Upbin, who immediately understood the power of Jesse’s vision and wanted to collaborate.
Awed by the minutia and beautiful craftsmanship that went into filming each aspect of our stop motion Gmail commercial, we decided to put together our own film to document the detailed work that went into making the Gmail interface come to life.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation (NCF) announced JESS3's Co-founder, President & COO Leslie Bradshaw as a U.S. Chamber Fellow for 2012-2013. The prestigious program assembles experienced thought leaders and business professionals to aid in identifying emerging issues that will impact the business community within the next two to five years. Bradshaw’s areas of inquiry will be: Female entrepreneurship, millennial leadership and the impact of social technologies on the United States.
Today Leslie, our President, COO and Co-founder, presents at the world-class conference hosted by MediaBistro, Semantic Web and Inside Network. We are so proud to see her presentation, 'The Practitioner's Guide to Creating Content Like a Publisher,' featured on the SlideShare homepage!
Mixergy.com's Andrew Warner interviews Leslie Bradshaw, JESS3 President, COO, and Co-founder via video chat. The hour long, in-depth discussion covers Bradshaw’s career development and the growth of JESS3. Digging in to past, present and future Bradshaw answers to how and why she has made the decisions that have propelled her thus far in her career and life. Above all she answers Warner's $5 million question, "How does a woman who works for a freelancer without getting paid end up co-founding a $5 million dollar business with him?"
The Huffington Post’s Los Angeles vertical spotlighted “Coachella by the Likes,” JESS3’s infographic examining Coachella’s roster by number of “Likes” each band has on Facebook. We matched the number of Facebook fans per musical act with their graphic presence on the annual Coachella lineup poster. Making use of the Facebook-liking, data-driven generation, the resulting visualization triggered insightful discoveries about the festival’s lineup. The Huffington Post used our findings to surmise whether “Coachella's iconic poster [does] justice to the most popular acts when it comes to prominence and font size.”
JESS3 co-founder Leslie Bradshaw was joined by JESS3 editorial and outreach director Simon Owens to discuss the finer points of how Facebook was hacked by porn spammers during the week of November 14th. WUSA 9 reporter Lindsey Mastis joined the JESS3 team at our DC offices, where they discussed what happened and how to avoid the situation in the future. It's un-Biebevable!