Jesse Marsh is an American who moved to Milan in the mid-‘70s to work as an industrial designer, apprenticing in the offices of Marco Zanuso. In fifteen years of professional activity, he confronted a wide range of technologies, processes and product sector, from chairs to artificial lungs.
In the late ‘80s he was drawn to information technologies, participating in R&D projects financed by the European Union . First in Milan and since 1995 in Palermo, he worked with learning technologies, teleworking and e-commerce and then in policy work on the link between the information society and sustainable development, cultural diversity and democratic participation. In recent years, his interest has broadened to include cultural heritage, spatial planning and local development, working with local authorities in Sicily in Territorial Cooperation projects.