Jay is the founder and CEO of AKUVO, a leading provider of credit risk and delinquency management technology. In 2015, he sold his last company, Akcelerant, to Temenos and led the North America team until he departed in 2019. Jay is also an investor through his investment holding company NRT Holdings. His investments and board participation are wide-ranging in real estate, technology, apparel, and food and beverage industries.
Jay’s career began at Mellon Bank, followed by roles at RepublicBank and BankOne. In 1998, he founded a financial software company, which sparked his entrepreneurial journey that led to six successful ventures, creating over $100 million in value. He has received numerous awards during his career, such as Turnaround Entrepreneur of the Year by Inc. Magazine and Citations from the Pennsylvania Senate and House. Jay is currently writing a book called "Packing for Life’s Journey…What’s in Your Suitcase?