Jake is an experience designer, recording artist, DJ, and record label founder.
As Creative Director at Chicago's economic development organization chaired by the Mayor, Trussell led experience design, branding, and initiatives in innovation and entrepreneurship.
As a record label founder and recording artist, he released more than 50 recordings on vinyl, CD and digital formats, and has toured internationally.
He is a mentor at the 2112 music business incubator, a member of the Chicago Ideas Radical Creators, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Arts & Business Council of Chicago.
Jake has been designing web and digital products for more than 20 years. He has a BFA in Interrelated Media from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design, an innovation certificate from IDEO U, and a blockchain certificate from the Linux Foundation.