Ashley Deese

Member Since 2020

Ashley Deese

Digital Media & Communications Leader

Ashley Deese, LLC

North Carolina

Ashley Deese is a three-time Webby Award honored digital media producer, named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, and a founding member of the Rolling Stone Culture Council. Deese produced many projects for the Smithsonian Science Education Center, a part of the Smithsonian Institution, such as “Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition” (2020 Webby Awards nominee), “Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game” (2018 Webby Awards nominee) and “Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian” (Peaked at #1 on Apple Books). Deese has worked as an independent producer with honors such as being named a finalist for the United Nations International Short Film Festival with work featured on NPR, Forbes, Rolling Stone, and Thrive Global. Deese is a voting member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. She has a certificate in entrepreneurship from Harvard Business School, earned her BS in Biology from Methodist University, and a MA in Interactive Media from Elon University. Deese is accepting project pitches at bonjour[at]ashleydeese[dot]com.


  • Digital Media
  • Marketing Communications
  • Science and Nature


October 18th, 2022

Got a Negative Customer Review? 11 Steps to Take Next

The way you respond to an online complaint can make or break your brand, so it's important to have a solid response strategy.

December 28th, 2021

Understanding the Basic Building Blocks of the Metaverse

The metaverse is composed of extended reality (XR) experiences.

December 16th, 2021

11 Cultural Developments These Entrepreneurs Are Excited to See Realized in 2022

The new year has the potential to spark major innovation across various industries.

August 5th, 2021

Nine Pandemic-Era E-Commerce Trends That Need to Stick Around a Bit Longer

These popular trends may have enough staying power to last well into the future.


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