Jay SrageHead of Operations - MEA at University of Michigan Ross School of Business
Jay Srage joined the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan as Head of the operations of Executive Education in the Middle East and Africa and is considered a veteran distinguished speaker. Jay comes from the technology industry and is a University of Michigan Alum. He is very well recognized in the industry in the Middle East region. Jay has been dubbed “Transformer” by Forbes in their special cover issue in July 2018 on Digital Transformation. He has also been named in the Top 50 best executives in the MENA region by Forbes for 3 consecutive years with experience expanding across emerging markets in Southeast Asia, East Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Prior to joining Ross, Jay Srage launched Qualcomm operations in MEA in 2008 from inception and expanded to SEA and East Europe to become one of the regional top influencers across emerging markets. He also founded a consulting 4.0 practice Dubai-based firm based Centrigent DMCC focused on educating executives across multiple industries in healthcare, retail, and finance on building sustainable transformational strategies. Jay started his career at Fermi National Accelerator Lab in Chicago, Illinois - America's largest particle physics accelerator and nuclear facility.
Jay Srage holds multiple inventions and patents and he has published in multiple publications including but not limited to EE Times - USA, Design Wave Magazine – Japan, Wireless Elektronic Magazine – Germany and Telecom Review – Middle East. In addition, Jay has given keynote speeches and participated as lead panelist across multiple global events such Mobile World Congress, Gitex, Telecom Summit. He is also a member of several professional business organizations like Young Arab Leaders and speaks fluently three languages.