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Jay Coen Gilbert

Co-Founder, B Lab Company

Skoll Awardee

Biography

As cofounder at B Lab, Andrew collaborates with cofounders on strategy and oversees the company’s marketing and community building efforts. Jay Coen Gilbert co-founded and sold AND 1, a $250M basketball footwear and apparel company with distribution in 80 countries. Jay led AND 1's product and marketing and was its CEO during the period of its most rapid growth. Prior to AND 1, Jay worked for McKinsey & Co and several organizations in NYC’s public and non-profit world. Jay is President of the Board of the Philadelphia chapter of KIPP Philadelphia Schools, a growing cluster of high performing public charter schools, and a former Board member of Investors’ Circle, a national angel network dedicated to “Patient Capital for a Sustainable Future”, and Social Venture Network, leading national networks of social entrepreneurs and early stage social investors. Jay graduated from Stanford University with a degree in East Asian Studies in 1989. Jay is a 2005 Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, a Skoll Entrepreneur, and a recipient of the McNulty Prize.