A dynamic entrepreneur who is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading experts on innovation. Described by Wired magazine as “having the coolest job in the industry”, Jay raises hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, sells companies to Fortune 500 firms, transforms entire industries, revamps government institutions, and for three decades, continues to be at the forefront of global trends.
Everyone calls on Jay to orchestrate positive change in this era of endless innovation. He helped grow pre-IPO companies such as Linkedin, held senior management roles at EMI, Sony and Universal Studios, pioneered breakthrough advancements in mobile video, internet advertising, e-commerce, social networks, ebooks, and digital music that are used by billions of consumers every day.
An adjunct professor at USC, Jay teaches innovation at America’s largest engineering school and is author of the book ”Disrupt You! Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation”. He frequently appears on ABC, Bloomberg, CBS, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, NBC and tweets daily motivation to the over 100,000 business professionals who follow him on Twitter (@jaysamit).