Jay is a Bestselling author who has been described by Wired magazine as “having the coolest job in the industry.” He is a leading technology innovator who has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for startups; sold companies to Fortune 500 firms; taken companies public; and partnered with some of the world’s biggest brands, including Coca Cola, McDonald’s, General Motors, United Airlines, Microsoft, Apple, Verizon, and Facebook. Samit is CEO of SeaChange International, a leading global multi-screen video software company. He was a senior advisor to LinkedIn, a senior executive at Universal Studios and Sony. Samit was appointed to the White House Initiative for Education and Technology by President Bill Clinton and is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering. A champion of disruptors, Samit hosted the Wall Street Journal Startup of the Year series.
Some things you will learn:• “If you want to change the world, you first have to change yourself”
• “You only need to be right for a nanosecond to become a millionaire”
• “No obstacle is so great, that a determined person can’t make a difference”
• Start at your goal and work backwards and the missing pieces will fill themselves in
Book suggestion: Vaporized: Solid Strategies for Success in a Dematerialized World - Robert Tercek
Jay’s favorite quote: “Be the best at what you do, or the only one doing it”. -Jay Samit
Interview Links: • Website: http://jaysamit.com
• Twitter: @jaysamit
• Jay’s book: Disrupt You!
Reach out today to Jay Samit on his website or Twitter and Jay will send you a free gift! - The Companion workbook!
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