Jay Deragon

Jay Deragon - is an entrepreneur, digital strategist, recognized author and public speaker based in Nashville, TN.

He has built and sold numerous businesses including web based offerings, a mobile technology platform and a management consulting firm. He has worked with Fortune 500 firms over the last 25 years and knows what it takes to make business meaningful and engaging.

He's provided a variety of strategic digital services to help organizations develop new product strategies, enter new markets, defend against competitors and improve revenues. His blog ,The Relationship Economy, covers the emerging power of intangible capital empowered by social technology and the voice of the human network. www.relationship-economy.com.

Deragon attended the University of Maine, with continued studies at Darmouth College, Penn State and the University of Wisconsin. He holds an array of certifications, including Quality Engineer, Quality Function Deployment, Advanced Risk Management, Statistical Process Control, Hoshin Kanri, D.I.S.C Instructor, Organizational Change Management and Strategic Planning.

Today, Deragon is retired and lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where he resides with his most important social network: his wife and children.