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Jess Peterson
CEO & Creative Producer
Mighty Oak

NEW YORK, USA // Jess leads business development, operations, and concept development at Mighty Oak, an award-winning creative studio specializing in hand-made animation and design.

Her background in music production and museum communications taught her how to solve problems, tell stories, and connect with audiences. As CEO & Creative Producer at Mighty Oak, she’s led campaigns for clients such as Netflix, HBO, Airbnb, NBC, G.E, Estee Lauder, Nick Jr, West Elm, Giphy, and The New York Times. To date, their work has reached over 200 million views across platforms, receiving accolades from Huffington Post, Brooklyn Magazine, Fusion TV, Adobe’s Create Magazine, Mashable, and

A sucker for detail and imagination, Jess believes that great stories should always be accessible. She’s offered workshops on entrepreneurship and branded content at venues such as General Assembly, Etsy's HQ, Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP,) Brooklyn's Northside Festival, Lincoln Center, The MET, and on Capitol Hill.

Her mission is to encourage more creatives to explore the world of entrepreneurship and to employ more female-identifying people in her field.