Jesse Contario is an Account Executive at Media iQ where he works with political campaigns, advocacy organizations and brands to achieve their digital media goals and deliver business insights that impact the bottom line. Leveraging Media iQ’s analytics and insights platform Contario assists political campaigns with their digital media outreach, helps non-profits and advocacy organizations capitalize on key moments to drive donations and engage their advocates and helps brands maximize their return on media investment.
Prior to joining Media iQ, Contario was part of Rocket Fuel’s Politics and Advocacy Practice in 2016 where he worked with candidates, causes and independent expenditures throughout the nation on their 2016 campaigns. Previously, Contario also served as a senior member of the political and public affairs team at Resonate, a data and analytics firm. There, Contario was primarily responsible for managing measurement and research solutions that leveraged audience insights and in-depth metrics to understand the impact of digital media campaigns, as well as designing media campaigns that addressed clients’ campaign goals. Prior to working in digital media, Jesse worked in political consulting as a pollster, conducting primary qualitative and quantitive research for candidates for offices ranging from United State Senate to city council, as well as trade associations, corporations, and issue advocacy groups.