Episode 26: Music Maven Jesse Case


Episode 26 of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast features Jesse Case. Jesse has served as musical director for four revues with Second City, most recently “ A Red Line Runs Through It”  on the ETC stage.  Other projects with the building include  “The Second City Guide to the Opera”  with  Lyric Opera of Chicago (composer/co-writer). He’s  made music and sound for a wide variety of short films, pilots, theatrical productions, web series, and documentaries, and his production credits include a bloated, overindulgent rap album by T.J. Miller for Comedy Central Records.  He is also the composer of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast theme music, voiceover by Julia Francis.  

Jesse and Heather caught up virtually from Alhambra, Illinois and Marina Del Rey, CA. 

Listen in as Heather talks with Jesse about: 

  • How he has made music for decades and how he collaborates with people 

  • Working as the Musical Director for Chicago’s famous, Second City  

  • Collaborating and making music and opening a studio in Alhambra, Il. 

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Mavens Do It Better original theme music composed by Jesse Casewith voice over by Julia Francis.

Heather Newman

Heather Newman is an award-winning marketing maven, technology entrepreneur and an epic connector that brings many worlds together. She has extensive experience marketing products and services for Enterprise businesses, startups and emerging markets. Heather builds plans and processes that are nimble, human and different. She is an adept storyteller and is passionate about growth for both employees and the corporate bottom-line. Heather hails from the arts and the bulk of her career has been working with the largest technology companies in the world (Microsoft, Google, Amazon, NetApp, Hewlett Packard, and Dell). Her nineteen years of experience working at technology companies and building global high-tech marketing strategy has driven millions of dollars of revenue and multiple award-winning campaigns. She has led global marketing teams for many technology companies including AvePoint, IT Unity & KnowledgeLake. Heather was a part of the original Microsoft SharePoint Marketing team. During her tenure, she helped launch multiple versions of the product, build the SharePoint Partner Ecosystem and conceived of and produced the first three Microsoft SharePoint Conferences. Creative Maven has produced thousands of global marketing campaigns and events. Currently CM is focusing on go to market strategies for Microsoft and its partners as well as a new site sister site launching in 2015 called Marketingfixer.com. Heather also serves as Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Content Panda, an innovative technology startup looking to actively disrupt how content is delivered inside software.