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BirthplaceSchenectady, NY


University of Pittsburgh, BS 2002
Computer Science
Parsons School of Design, MS 2002
Design and Technology
Union College 2000
Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University 1999
Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Current Companies

Creative Director

Former Companies

Lead Designer

Current Financial Organizations


Former Financial Organizations

Designer in Residence

Web Presences


Photo Credit

Jason Putorti

Jason Putorti is the Co-Founder of Votizen, a company that connects registered voters to their local, regional, and national representatives via social media.

He was the first Designer in Residence at [Bessemer Venture Partners], which he joined in late November of 2009. It was through BVP partner [David Cowan] that he met his co-founder David Binetti.

Jason is best known as the Lead Designer of [] from March 2007. He was responsible for the user experience, visual design, and user interface for the product, as well as the brand image.

He briefly stayed on as the Lead on Creative Direction for the Personal Finance division after Mint was acquired by [intuit].

Previously Jason founded his own creative agency, Novaurora, and co-founded [College Prowler], both in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Jason enrolled in the Computer Science program at Union College full-time at age 16, and received his BS from the University of Pittsburgh at 19, at which time he enrolled at the Parsons School of Design as an MFA candidate.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
MyTime 5/2012Seed$3M12



    Bessemer Snags a "Designer In Residence" From ( [edit]
    Votizen Raises $1.5 Million To Make Sure Government Representatives Hear Your Voice ( [edit]
  1. Redbeacon Founder Launches MyTime, A Booking And Ecommerce Platform For Local Services And Open Appointments ( [edit]
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