Technology executive, entrepreneur, and adjunct lecturer at Stanford University. He has experience in business and technology roles, a rich network of industry connections, and has catalyzed a volunteer network from the leading companies in the media and entertainment technology space.
As an entrepreneur, Jay founded Imagine Research, an intelligent audio technology startup that built a search engine for sound. In 2012, iZotope acquired Imagine Research and Jay joined the iZotope executive team leading research & development, technology strategy, and intellectual property. He has been recognized as a Bloomberg Businessweek Innovator, awarded $1.1M in Small Business Innovation Research grants by the U.S. National Science Foundation, and interviewed on BBC World.
Jay lectures on music technology and music business at Stanford University, University of Michigan, and Carnegie Mellon University, and advises digital media startups such as Chromatik, LANDR, and Kadenze.
Director of business Development
Experienced professional with extensive business development, strategic alliance development and legal experience extending across the music and entertainment, digital media, online advertising and technology verticals. A team leader responsible for developing strategies, driving negotiations, and executing partnerships that result in revenue growth, cost savings and increase market share.
Julia is the Program Manager at Real Industry. Her passion lies at the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology. She spent the last few years arming students and aspiring entrepreneurs with the resources they need to succeed. Heading up all things program related at Real Industry, Julia is the main point of contact for partners, students and universities.
community engagement & office manager
Andrea is passionate about education, career development for students, music, video, digital media technology and entrepreneurship. Andrea’s duties at Real Industry include community engagement, donor relations, Salesforce, social media, database administration, marketing coordination, growth hacking, event oversight, scheduling, document control, report generation, analysis and proofreading, travel support, business correspondence and presentation development. Andrea is a seasoned Executive Admin with 10+ years of experience supporting leaders and teams in dynamic, complex and faced-paced environments.