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App Store inventor, culture driving CTO & startup cofounder
At a Seattle startup, Jesse invented the first App Store and personally pitched electronic distribution to Steve Jobs.
Further, Jesse was CTO and founding systems architect behind the first stock & equities trading platform on the web, Round1 Private Capital. Other startup chops include the first online food delivery, currently curated in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC., and launching a pioneering social networking platform, predating both MySpace and Facebook.
In the last decade, Jesse has created technology for numerous startups, co-authored a book on software process and composed music streamed on Spotify.