Jess Hartmann is the CEO of PROMAX Systems, an Irvine-based facility specializing in shared storage systems and workstations for the audio visual industry. PROMAX's stations are used by editors, colorists and VFX artists around the world. Since 1994, they have adapted their product to address the transition from tape to file based workflows, from SD to HD and to 4K and beyond. Their products are designed to handle incredibly large amountf of data storage and rendering. Over the years, Jess and his team have worked with such clients as Honeywell, the United States Air Force, and the Arizonal Cardinals NFL football team.
Jess began working with Think Shift in 2010, when he met Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy at Think Shift's L3: Leadership = Leverage + Legacy event. He claims that the program changed the way he runs his company, and has since partnered with Think Shift on multiple occassions to bring leadership training to his company and his community.
“The L3 experience has changed the way I run my company," Jess said after the program. "From clearly understanding the roles of a leader, to creating significant leverage through my own personal Leadership Agenda, I have changed the way I lead forever.”