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Jesse Thomas
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Check out this fun slideshare we (+JESS3) designed for our friends at +MapR Technologies about big data!
The sheer amount of data out there is enough to turn any employee into a big data zombie. Don’t let the prospect of big data keep you up at night—MapR makes it easy for you to master big data with ease: - Identify, process and analyze massive amounts of data in the blink of an eye (yes, in real time) - With MapR advanced backup and recovery, even when your systems are dead, your data lives - Integrate with your existing systems and security using...
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Dustin Hoffman and Morgan Freeman star in this present day story about Army medical researchers racing against the clock to stem the outbreak of a fast-spreading deadly virus.
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We asked some of our favorite Vine creators to choose their top Vines of the year, expert-style. Here are the pro's choices - including one that was extra popular.
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Jesse Thomas is the CEO and founder of JESS3, a creative interactive agency specializing in data visualization, social strategy and visual storytelling. Lauded as one of the "Web's Hottest Designers" by Mashable, Thomas has been working toward owning his own agency since he was in his late teens. Obsessed while growing up with comic books, all things Disney and Pixar, MTV and video games, Thomas has built a company that produces the wonderment and magic he remains inspired by for vanguard clients that include Nike, NASA, Facebook, Google, Intel, Red Bull and Twitter. 

Thomas recently was named one of Washington's top 100 "Tech Titans" by Washingtonian magazine, and he has been profiled by Communication Arts, PSFK and Modern DC Business Magazine for his unconventional thinking, creative genius and expansive vision for his company – to fuse "Silicon Valley with Madison Avenue." With a background in information design and user experience, Thomas was one of the first agency principals in the world to choose data visualization as a central focus, which led to breakthrough projects for C-SPAN and PepsiCo during the 2008 elections. Since then, he has contributed social-design-driven methods to the recent redesigns of Samsung.com and Nike.com, while also expanding his team to execute large-scale installations for clients that include Intel, American Express and Samsung and multimedia videos for clients such as Gmail and ESPN that include stop-motion animation, papercraft and puppeteering.

Thomas is the executive creative director and ideator behind the comic book “The Zen of Steve Jobs” – a co-production between Forbes and JESS3 – due out later this year. A dual citizen of New Zealand and the United States, he also oversees JESS3's self-funded labs division, which prototypes and launches its own products, and writes regularly for Forbes.
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  • Corcoran College of Art and Design
    2004 - 2005
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