Jay is a managing director at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in New York. A digital media specialist, Jay also has expertise in legaltech, e-commerce, events and SaaS.
Jay joined the firm in 2020. Previously, he was in operating roles with digital brands such as Law.com, TechCrunch, DailyFinance, Moviefone, Autoblog, Engadget and Space.com. Most recently, Jay was SVP of consumer revenue and products for G/O Media, publishers of Gizmodo, The Onion, The Root and other brands. He was president of media at ALM Media, a legal information business, and president of AOL’s business, technology & entertainment group. He was also president & CEO of Imaginova and advised companies on their digital media strategies as a managing director at Empirical Media, a management consulting firm. Before 2008, Jay spent nine years as an investment banker for the media and advertising industries with the well-known boutique, Admedia Partners. He has an MBA in Finance from New York University and a BA from Fordham University, and studied in Austria at the University of Salzburg.