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Jay Samit

Based in Los Angeles, Jay Samit is an American artist and bestselling author. The former Independent Vice Chairman of Deloitte Consulting, Samit helped grow pre-IPO companies such as LinkedIn, been a Nasdaq company CEO, and has held senior management roles at EMI, Sony, and Universal Studios. Samit is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on disruption. His book, Disrupt You!, is presently published in 12 languages. He has also written for such publications as Fortune, Harvard Business Review, and The Wall Street Journal. Having spent a career creating innovative technology to bring art, music, and video to billions on the Internet, Samit’s art is heavily influenced by the impact disruption has on humans and our institutions. Samit is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of UCLA, a Presidential Fellow, and an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California.