Director of Technology & Innovation / Chief Information Officer
Irvington Union Free School District
Jesse is the Director of Technology & Innovation and Chief Information Officer for the Irvington Union-Free School District in Irvington, NY. Prior to entering education, he was a technology consultant for Fortune 500 companies specializing in network engineering and software development projects. In 2009, he was published in the book "High-Tech Teaching Success!" by Prufrock Press. He was named one of BestCollegeRanking.org’s 100 Top Experts in #eLearning and #EdTech as well as a Top 100 K12 Tech Leader and Top 100 Most Social CIO by Extreme Networks. In 2016, he received a Technology Leader Pioneer Award from the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center. A Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer, Jesse is also co-founder of NY TECH ED, an organization centered around instructional technology use, and a former co-chair of NYTEN, a regional group focused on technology leadership. He is a CoSN Certified Education Technology Leader, an Adjunct Professor of Education Technology at Pace University, a member of the Google Earth Education Advisory Board, and a frequent keynote speaker and presenter who has recently done educational technology presentations in the United States, Canada, Vietnam, Singapore, and Kuwait.