Global Chief Innovation Officer, EY
Jeff is the EY Global Chief Innovation Officer, challenging everything from the way EY operates internally to how it provides services to its clients.
In this role, Jeff leads the global innovation network across Areas to help identify, share, and scale the best ideas. He also spearheads EY Global Innovation team’s remit to research and explore new technologies -- including establishing EY’s advanced and emerging tech labs on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Quantum, Web3, and Robotics.
Jeff brings deep experience across strategy, investing, and building new ventures globally. Throughout his career, he has built new businesses across various concepts, including local commerce, B2B exchanges, services, mobile and big data at Boston Consulting Group, JAFCO America Ventures, J.P. Morgan Partners, and eBay.
Jeff sits on the Advisory Board for AI4All, a non-profit organization working to increase diversity and inclusion in artificial intelligence. He is also a member of the Forbes Technology Council and a member on the Business Council of the Asia Society and the founding Chair of Asia Society’s Technology and Innovation Council, helping drive the innovation and transformation agenda. In addition, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of The World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Innovation Ecosystems.
He has previously served on the Oxford Foundry Board at Oxford University. Jeff is an Adjunct Lecturer in Civil & Environmental Engineering at The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability (Autumn 2023).
Jeff has an AB in Economics, master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management and an MBA from Stanford University.