Jay Coen Gilbert
Co-Founder // B Lab and the B Corp Movement
Jay helped establish B Lab, a nonprofit organization serving a global movement of people using business as a force for good. Its vision is to change the operating system, culture and practice of business so that all companies compete to be the best FOR the world, and as a result, society will enjoy shared and durable prosperity for all. Prior to B Lab, despite having no game, Jay co-founded and sold AND1, a $250+ basketball footwear and apparel company based outside Philadelphia. Jay is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and former board member of Investors’ Circle and Social Venture Network, leading national networks of impact investors and social entrepreneurs. For more than a decade, Jay has co-taught a class about the role of business in society at Westtown School, a 200-year-old Quaker school. Jay grew up in New York City and graduated from Stanford University with a degree in East Asian Studies in 1989.