A self-taught software programmer, Jesse has been involved in internet technologies since 1999. In 2001, he became President of Rapidata.net, a pharmaceutical market research company. In just two years, he helped grow revenues at Rapidata.net by over 500% and laid the foundation for the company’s acquisition by Greenfield Online. Subsequent to Rapidata.net, Jesse co-founded and served as CEO for the web site development firm novelProjects.
Jesse founded ShareFile in late 2005. In just over 6 years, he has helped grow ShareFile from zero to over 25,000 corporate customers, over 150 full-time employees, and over 6 million users. Jesse graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University with a degree in philosophy in 2000.