Jesse is an experienced professional in the ICT industry with a career spanning over 25 years in the areas of market research, industry analysis and forecasting, growth funding and business development. In his current role at MDEC, Jesse supports the growth of high potential Malaysian digital technology companies through the provision of market access, funding facilitation, mentoring, and visibility platforms. Prior to MDEC, he was attached with Nielsen, IDC and IBM. He was a Member of National Key Economic Area Labs (Electrical and Electronics) (June 2010 – July 2010) where 400 individuals were selected from industry and government of Malaysia as members of the National Key Economic Area Labs. The E&E lab developed 15 Entry Point Projects in LEDs, Semiconductors, Solar and Industrial Electronics estimated to enhance Gross National Income by RM15.3b. Jesse holds an MBA from University of Dubuque, Iowa, USA, as well as a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.