Jay Leon

Consultant at New Trade Routes

Jay Leon has spent the last 18 years helping large technology companies increase revenues through systematic data driven marketing. As the founder and CEO of CSG Channels Mr. Leon created, pitched, won, implemented, and delivered winning marketing strategies for technology market leaders including Microsoft, Dell, HP, Intel, Avaya, Xerox, and NetApp.

Since selling CSG in 2013, Jay has been working on FireFilms, an organization dedicated to helping documentary film makers reach technology audiences. Through New Trade Routes he also advises young companies on hiring their first VP of Marketing, and develops innovative marketing strategies for companies of all sizes.

Jay has served as an adviser or board member to many not for profit organizations including Emerald City Rotary, Social Venture Partners, Seattle Arts and Lectures, The Pacific Northwest Society of Alpha Delta Phi, League of Education Voters, and Summer Search.

Jay was born in Buffalo, NY, lived through the early 70s in the Philippines, and graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Speech Communication. He currently resides in the Seattle area and is always trying to figure out how to write better, read more, or do just about anything involving boats.