Jesse supports the company’s designers and strategists with creative guidance and helps them advance the company’s thought leadership position.
Every day, product designers around the world depend on Jesse’s tools and concepts, which have been published in more than a dozen languages. His book, The Elements of User Experience, has been called “brilliant” and “essential” and is considered one of the seminal works on user-centered design. Jesse is a frequent keynote speaker, addressing audiences around the world on product design, user experience and innovation. His writings on these topics have appeared in numerous publications.
In 2005, Jesse gained worldwide attention for coining the term “Ajax” and defining the concepts behind this emerging trend in web technology. Since then, Ajax has become one of the driving forces in web product design, and Jesse’s leadership role in this trend has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek
Jesse received a Rave Award for Technology in 2006 from Wired Magazine. He was named one of the 50 Most Important People on the Web by PCMagazine and was included in the Top 100 Most Influential People in IT by eWeek Magazine and the Top 100 Technology Industry Leaders by Software Development Times.