UCLA Anderson School of Management
Jay Tucker is a marketer, educator, and technology leader with over 20 years of experience in the technology, academic and entertainment sectors. At UCLA’s Center for Media, Entertainment and Sports, Jay is responsible for the Center’s vision, thought leadership, educational offerings and major events – including UCLA’s annual PULSE entertainment conference and Global Sports Business Forum. In this role, Jay has forged powerful partnerships with Hollywood studios, technology innovators, and executives from the sports and music industries in order to identify the trends and opportunities that will shape the industry. Jay has also worked to connect underserved communities to career pathways in technology and entertainment and advises a number of non-profit organizations focused on skills and leadership development.
Jay is passionate about helping executives and entrepreneurs embrace disruption, drive innovation, and build powerful solutions. He founded Silicon Beach @ USC, a two-day experience featuring a venture competition and a conference focused on innovation, investment, and new ventures related to technology and digital content. He advises The Hollywood Post and Versus Systems (NASDAQ: VS) and actively supports the entertainment and startup communities in Southern California.