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?"
As an official production partner at this year’s highly anticipated LeWeb ’11 Conference, JESS3 attended the conference to contribute what its best known for: beautiful data visualizations. The catch? The infographics would be created in real-time. With the help of data partners Radian6, the JESS3 team created an infographic for each day of the conference using the topics discussed by the panelists in attendance as well as the topics most widely discussed in the social media.
We are ecstatic to see our client, Samsung, named as one of the most talked about brands during the South by Southwest Interactive conference this year alongside Twitter, YouTube, foursquare and Chevrolet. During the five-day conference over half a million SXSW mentions were generated. Top mentions were displayed by the Samsung smartwall, an interactive installation designed by JESS3.
As part of its continued efforts to fuse the best of Madison Avenue and Silicon Valley, JESS3 has added two new team members to its Washington D.C. workforce. Simon Owens who has many years of expertise in the digital PR space under his belt will be coming in as Director of PR and Glenn Siegman, a skilled backend Engineer, will be joining the development team.
Having functioned entirely under the “work-from-home” model until January of this year, we cannot speak more highly about what the physical space and proximity has done for our process, results, cohesion and inside jokes. This seems like an obvious statement to make, but as as a scrappy start-up that has been transforming into an established agency over the last two years, it is an important reflection point for us.
JESS3's President and COO Leslie Bradshaw shares a page from our "cookbook" to achieve greatness, a mantra that keeps us focused on bigger, faster, stronger: "You are only as good as your last (project, meeting, shot, deal, call, etc.)"
It’s an ongoing debate: the legalization of marijuana. A new twist on the hotly contested debate came in the form of a typical branding challenge, but with a very atypical client: The Washington Post. See it to believe it.
JESS3 CEO and Founder Jesse Thomas along with President, COO and Co-founder Leslie Bradshaw are included in Inc.'s list for America's 30 Coolest Entrepreneurs Under 30 (2012). Along with being included in the list, Inc's J.J. McCorvey covers JESS3's rise to its present day status, "JESS3 is now packing up and moving to Los Angeles, and has developed a specialty in data visualization -- the company employs tactics like stop-motion animation, infographics, and puppetry (yes, puppetry) to present large sets of information for clients like Google, Nike, and ESPN."