Director of Program Management
Jay’s career-long passion has been helping customers solve their most difficult problems through innovative technology. As Director of Program Management at Beezwax, he manages consulting teams building everything from multi-workgroup enterprise web applications and custom business software tools, to mobile apps, OSS and vertical market products.
Prior to joining Beezwax, Jay managed product marketing and development for software companies including Nuance, MacSpeech, WorldSync, 4D and StarNine. He has brought to market more than two dozen commercial software applications, including several award-winning products.
Jay started his high-tech career building FileMaker databases for his Sales teams to manage client relationships. Soon after he helped launch the first Web-based hotel and airline reservation systems. Since then, he’s supported a wide range of customers implementing web applications, e-commerce, speech recognition, mobile apps and data integration.
These days he’s especially interested in User Experience, Agile software development and nascent technologies for accessibility and social media. He also loves teaching, and has regularly presented workshops for Apple Retail Stores, User Groups, and technology conferences.
In his free time, Jay enjoys playing basketball and soccer, traveling to sunny locations with his family, rooting for his beloved Giants, 49ers and Warriors, and volunteering as a youth soccer coach and referee.