Jesse Taggert is a design and product strategist at 18F. She helps government agencies understand and scope their needs, devise solutions in complex environments, and empower teams to pursue these solutions in an iterative, creative and ultimately, successful, ways. Jesse is experienced in product strategy, user research, user experience design, creative direction, content strategy and stakeholder/client relations. Before 18F, she led a design team at Pivotal Labs, and led design at a number of startups. Before that she was an experience designer for major art, science and history museums. Jesse earned her master’s degree in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design. She lives in San Francisco.