Jason is a leader with the XPRIZE Foundation's Special Projects team, which spearheads critical strategic opportunities for the Foundation's CEO. Jason leverages his expertise in innovation strategy, technology development, and new business models to advance key initiatives across the impact spectrum.
Jason has built his career transforming emerging, disruptive technologies and methodologies into measurable competitive growth advantages. A veteran of three technology and media startups, Jason has proven experience developing new market solutions, identifying innovative growth opportunities, building innovation brands, and mentoring professionals. As a former Innovation Strategy Consultant, Jason advised some of the world’s largest enterprises on innovative opportunities emerging from Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Blockchain, Bioinformatics, and much more.Prior to joining XPRIZE, Jason was a Senior Manager with Deloitte Consulting's Innovation Strategy & Ideation practice, helping the world's largest enterprises explore and leverage new, disruptive technologies and organizational trends. The resulting innovations formed the next generation of products, services, and engagement models to transform potentially disruptive trends into the next wave of value. Prior to Deloitte, Jason co-founded a global media and technology organization that invented new technology and operations approaches to automate Media and Entertainment workflows across the globe. Jason holds a B.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from UCLA.