Jay C. Leon is an entrepreneurial sales and marketing leader with deep experience in technology channels and relationship sales. He has designed and implemented over 500 marketing initiatives for Microsoft, Dell, Intel, HP, Avaya, Brocade, NetApp and others. He has lead sales operations in the US, India, and the Philippines; and deployed field marketing initiatives in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe.
Jay C. Leon has lead technology teams developing marketing automation tools and integrating legacy and cloud systems. He has deep hands on experience with large scale partner program data and has designed and implemented dozens of real time decision support systems. He has managed the development lifecycle of hosted channel marketing automation platform with 30,000 users, localized into 13 languages in 27 countries.
Jay C. Leon was the founder and CEO of CSG Channels in Redmond, WA, and was recognized as the leading provider of partner relationship management services and reseller lead distribution and partner channel deal registration systems for complex partner ecosystems. In addition to founding and operating CSG for 18 years, he has bought and sold four technology and BPO companies.
He has served as an adviser or board member to many not for profit organizations including Emerald City Rotary, Social Venture Partners, Seattle Arts and Lectures, The Pacific Northwest Society of Alpha Delta Phi, League of Education Voters, and Summer Search.
Jay and his wife and two daughters live in Seattle, WA. He is an avid boater, reader, writer, and speaker. He is a graduate of the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in Speech Communication.