A seasoned strategy, product professional and serial entrepreneur, J. has spent his entire career driving growth for companies through innovative solutions. He has founded two successful startups, was an organizer of StartItUpDE a public-private partnership that launched the Delaware tech ecosystem and is an advisor to investors, founders and large corporations. He has taught entrepreneurship as part of the Social Entrepreneurship program at Tulane University and has also served as the Entrepreneur in Residence for the Idea Village, a non profit for New Orleans-based startups, for three consecutive years. Currently interim CEO for VL Group. Chi-city kid now residing in New Orleans.