Jay is Managing Director of Professional Health Technologies (USA) LLC, a strategic consulting firm that provides strategic development, business planning and operational facilitation services for companies who seek to bring new products, services or technologies to the U.S. healthcare marketplace He has over 30 years experience as an entrepreneur, business consultant and investor, has founded or co-founded four companies, and served as partner or executive officer of multiple other entrepreneurial ventures, two of which were acquired by Fortune 500 companies.
Jay has been an investor in and Director of numerous private companies in markets including drug anti-counterfeiting, mobile health, pharmacy & health IT, medical devices, tissue engineering, wound healing and protein translation engineering, as well as software companies in the bioengineering, financial, legal and Internet industries. He was a founding Board member of the Life Sciences I.T. Global Institute, which was merged into HIMSS.
Jay is a long-time member of Tech Coast Angels, and served as VP of the TCA BioMed Track for 6 years. He has been a consultant on angel investing to the government of New Zealand and Incubators New Zealand, and a Visiting Fellow with the Australian Institute for Commercialisation.
Jay holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT, where he contributed to the first Electronic Health Record system, developed by Massachusetts General Hospital.