Jay Samit

Jay Samit, the former Independent Vice Chairman of Deloitte, is a serial entrepreneur and intrepreneur who has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, taken companies public, transformed entire industries and is widely recognized as the world’s leading expert on disruption and innovation. In addition to his pre-IPO work with eBay, LinkedIn, and Facebook, Samit has held positions as a NASDAQ company CEO as well as global executive roles with Universal Studios, EMI and Sony. An active philanthropist, Samit was appointed to the White House’s initiative for education and technology by President Bill Clinton where he helped gain Internet access for the nation’s schools. The bestselling author also teaches How to Build a High Tech Startup at America’s largest engineering school at the University of Southern California.