Jesse Bourns

COO

Ajah

Pronouns: he/him/his
Jesse is the COO of Ajah, and the co-founder of Powered by Data. He has a deep expertise in technology and applying it to solve real-world business problems—with a focus on the social sector and international development. Besides running Ajah and advising Powered by Data, he consults with institutions and collaboratives on how to design and deploy technology to support their strategies.

Jesse has an extensive background in technology, startups, and the social sector—including information architecture, open data, user experience, software development, business analysis, and change management. He specializes in complex, long-term systems and the design of effective governance for those systems.