Steve Jackson

Managing Partner


Steve runs the daily operations of the firm and helps lead the overall direction, development, and implementation of Parker Remick’s long-term growth and market strategy. Steve has more than 20 years’ experience leading high-growth service and technology companies that earn deep customer engagement.

From 2005 to 2014, Steve served as CEO and Board Member of Smashing Ideas, a leading digital engagement agency. He led its sale to Bertelsmann / Random House in 2011. Earlier, Steve was President and CEO of Applied Semantics, creators of AdSense software, which Google acquired in 2003. He’s also held CEO, GM, and other executive roles in digital media for multinational companies such as iXL (through its 1999 IPO) and Spin Cycle (acquired by iXL in 1998).

Outside of work, Steve is an avid Seattle Seahawks football fan and when not screaming his head off at a game, you can find Steve cycling around Seattle solo or with his teammates on the Fischer Plumbing Cycling Team.

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