Jesse Price is a Director of Public Policy at TikTok, where he is responsible for promoting related tech policy objectives and legislative proposals under congressional jurisdiction.
With over two decades of government and private sector experience, Jesse has developed integrated strategies bridging public policy, political and grassroots objectives. Prior to joining TikTok, Jesse served as Senior Director for Corporate Affairs at Eli Lilly and Company – where he represented Lilly before Congress, the Executive Branch and federal regulatory agencies on legislative and political matters involving a broad range of bio-pharmaceutical, corporate tax, Congressional oversight, grassroots advocacy and federal healthcare policy issues.
Jesse’s career in public policy and political advocacy and organization has spanned experience in The White House, a variety of non-profit groups and nearly a decade on the legislative staff of U.S. Representative Melvin L. Watt. He currently serves on the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Board of Directors and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Corporate Advisory Council. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Greater Washington Urban League Board of Directors. In June 2021, Jesse was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Board of Trustees – where he is a graduate. He resides in Washington, DC.