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 [Mint.com] 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.
|Jun 10, 2016||YourStory News - How we went from zero to 1 million visits a month|
|Feb 4, 2016||TechCrunch - Bringing Silicon Valley To Congress|
|Nov 24, 2015||Tech Cocktail - Jason Putorti on Why Design Matters [VIDEO]|
|Nov 5, 2014||Tech Cocktail - Next Election, Votizen Hopes to See Fewer Attack Ads and Huge Donors|
|Jun 5, 2014||Fast Company - 10 Insider's Lessons From Facebook's Marketing Strategy|
|Feb 20, 2014||WSJ Blogs - Enrique Allen: How to Keep Your Designers Happy|
|Sep 24, 2013||TechCrunch - Causes Relaunches As A Social Network For Social Good Action, Not Shallow Clicktivism|
|Jan 10, 2013||TechCrunch - Causes Acquires Votizen To Democratize Democracy|