Jesse Pliner


New York, New York, US

Jesse's Skills
Product Management
Business Development

Age Group


About Jesse

Tech Product Innovator. Business Leader. Patent Holder. Entrepreneur-Startup Mentor. Fitness & Yoga Enthusiast.

Accomplished product development and product management professional with 12+ years of diversified experience across sales, marketing, and manufacturing functions. Strategic business leader with a knack for identifying revenue opportunities, diversifying product portfolios, and mitigating risks in a rapidly-evolving market.

Co-founder and CEO of Prong, driving technological innovation and powering the world of mobile. Developer of the world's first mobile phone case with an integrated charger. Holder of multiple patents. Deep experience with managing vendor relationships on a global scale, particularly with manufacturing partners in China.

Strong history of building and leading geographically dispersed product teams – including product designers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and manufacturing vendors – and driving the concept, design, and manufacturing of innovative consumer electronics. Proven ability to overcome complex legal and logistical hurdles both domestically and abroad to get products to market quickly and at low cost. Digitally savvy professional with experience in digital marketing and e-commerce.

Regularly mentor startups in various stages of infancy, including: Techstars Startup Weekend Mentor, Welly Bottle, Wink Beds, and others.

Co-working Space

2016 - Today