Jay has coached, trained, taught, and consulted over a hundred entrepreneurs and innovators in early-stage and Fortune 100 companies. Using a systematic approach of Agile mindsets and Scrum methods, he empowers organizations to quickly grow sustainable ventures that delight customers and are a joy to work for. Jay is the Founding Partner at Jabbok River Group, Kellogg MBA, serial tech entrepreneur, and certified Agile professional by the Scrum Alliance, the International Consortium for Agile and LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum). He also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer for Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering and the University of Chicago Graham School for courses on Entrepreneurial Scrum and Agile Leadership.
Examples of Jay's prior tech company build-outs include PC power peripherals, school audio-visual products, DVD kiosks, and B2B cloud software and services. Representative entrepreneurial accomplishments:
♦ Built and sold three tech businesses
♦ Developed and introduced 300+ tech products or services to commercial and consumer markets
♦ Raised $20M+ in low-cost (non-equity) conventional financing, and VC pitching
♦ Part of a small startup team that developed into a $2B company