JESS3's President, COO and Co-Founder, Leslie Bradshaw, was named to the list, compiled by TopRank CEO Lee Odden, that includes industry leaders like Arianna Huffington, Randi Zuckerberg, Nilofer Merchant, Sloane Davidson, Ekaterina Walter, and more. Author and MarketingProfs Chief Content Officer Ann Handley, who graced last year's list and nominated Leslie for this year's, said of JESS3's chief, "She’s the brains (and possibly the brawn! – ha) behind JESS3, which has done the social web a big fat favor by relentlessly adhering to quality in the content it produces."
It’s no doubt that 2010 was a huge year for both mobile and geosocial. Looking to end the year in a big bang, Bravo and foursquare tapped JESS3 to bring in the New Year with the first-ever live foursquare check-in broadcast on television.
OpenAir’s mission is to bring together the best in citizen engagement, development, data visualization and policy in a setting that is open and conducive to collaboration.To help bring the essence of OpenAir to live, JESS3 explored a variety of typefaces and iconic pairings before selecting the open infinity sign as the final logo.
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.
As the Occupy Wall Street protest reached its 7th week, Fast Company got exclusive access to research by Harrison Schultz, who helped develop occupywallst.org, and Professor Hector R. Cordero-Guzman from the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College and partnered with the visualization experts at JESS3 to create an infographic.
Geosocial is huge trend that continues to entertain us all. As we all know, things change incredibly quickly in the world of the internet, so we decided to update our infographic The Geosocial Universe a few months short of the one year anniversary of its first iteration. Once again, we look to answer the question: Who is the biggest player in the location-based landscape?
JESS3 has the pleasure to announce it is expanding its leadership team with three new hires. We are welcoming Lauren Cook aboard as VP of Client Strategy, Brad Cohen as Director of Strategy, and Bonnie Aumann as Technical Director. We are excited to continue to grow and reinforce our commitment to innovation, productization and diversified offerings.
For the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, JESS3 worked closely with processor-powerhouse Intel to design and develop the first ever social media data visualization to run at CES entirely in HTML5 and CSS3. The geosocial heat map was the most popular feature, showing what was "hot" on the show floor in real-time.