Jess Kutch is a digital strategist and social entrepreneur. She is the co-founder and co-director of Coworker.org, a digital platform for people to win change in the workplace. Jess leads Coworker.org in catalyzing the growth and impact of independent, employee-led networks inside some of the world’s largest companies.
Previously, Jess led a team of campaigners at Change.org in providing strategic support to campaigns on the platform. Her work raised Change.org’s profile around the world and helped inspire thousands of people to launch and lead their own petitions. Prior to joining Change.org, Jess managed online campaigns for the Service Employees International Union, where she pioneered digital strategies for the labor movement. Her campaigns have been profiled by media outlets around the world, including ABC World News, the BBC, and the New York Times. Jess has presented at numerous conferences, most recently as a featured speaker at the 2015 Personal Democracy Forum. She is a former Senior Fellow for the New Organizing Institute and a 2014 Echoing Green Global Fellow.