Jay Grant, M.B.A.

Executive Vice President, Market Strategy and Research

As the executive vice president of market strategy and research, Jay Grant leads ACE’s global marketing initiatives to further the organization’s mission and ability to fund the support of the mission through consumer and business-to-business certification and learning products and services.

Prior to joining ACE, Grant spent over 25 years in international marketing with agencies, consultancies and client-side roles. His success in marketing includes work with some of the world’s leading clients and colleagues at brands like United Way, CBS Sports, Microsoft, Symantec, McAfee, GreatCall, Charles Schwab and Wells Fargo Bank. As a customer-focused marketer and an innovative pioneer in digital marketing, Grant’s expertise in data-driven marketing is most successful through his passion for emotionally-based brand relationships; the creative blending of the art and science of marketing; and collaborative approach to solving problems and seizing opportunities.

Grant holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Colorado State University and a master in business administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Grant enjoys surfing, mountain biking and fly fishing.

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