Jay Whitehead

Jay Whitehead

Jay Whitehead an American-born media executive. Whitehead founded Corporate Responsibility Magazine (home of the annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List ranked by PR Week/Burson-Marsteller as the 3rd most influential corporate ranking), the Corporate Responsibility Officer (CRO) Summits and Association. In 2009 Whitehead was named #73 on Ethisphere Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics list. He co-authored the book The Post-Carbon Economy (2009) with Amit Chatterjee. Whitehead also founded Human Resources Outsourcing (HRO) Today and HRO Europe Magazines, the HRO World Conferences and the HRO Association. He has founded or served in senior executive roles at over 20 media titles, including PC Magazine, UPSIDE, Computer Reseller News, Research, The Daily Journal and others. He has on-air experience in broadcast at KTTV, CNBC and PBS.

Whitehead also founded pioneering business services company EmployeeService.com, has raised $100+ million in private equity for various enterprises, and serves on boards of directors including Rideau Recognition, Inc. and Harvard University's Sustainability and Environmental Management Program. Whitehead graduated from UCLA and holds a strategic finance certificate from the Harvard Business School. He is a dual citizen of the US and France and an avid marathon runner.

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