Jesse Rasch is the CEO at Hedgewood. He is also the co-founder, past CEO of InQuent Technologies and WebHosting.Com which was sold to AT&T. He is widely credited with establishing the wholesale web hosting market segment. Jesse is also the co-founder of VerticalScope, which was sold to TorStar. Jesse established the Rasch Foundation in 2000 and in addition to his involvement in a number of charitable roundtables, he is a strong proponent of venture philanthropy. In 2001, he was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.