Jay Adelson is one of the most aspiring businessmen from America of all time. Born on September 7, 1970, Jay has been serving as an internet entrepreneur for more than 30 years. He is 50 years old and currently working as a CEO of Opsmatic, along with becoming the Board of Director of several other internet-based companies. Jay was born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. This American entrepreneur is famous for his skills and capabilities in internet-based companies.
Jay started his early education at Cranbrook Kingswood School in September 1970. Later, he started studying at Boston University in 1992 where he studied Computer Science along with minors in Film and Broadcasting. After completing his study at Boston University, Jay moved to San Rafael California to begin his career.
In 1993, Jay became a member of Netcom, where he has begun working as an Installation Coordinator, but he got promoted to Director of Network Operations position a little while later. Adelson was managing the network operations for the company in 1995. However, In 1996, Jay became a part of Palo Alto Internet Exchange (PAIX). He provided services as a datacenter and services manager.
His continuous efforts for the company led to the massive success of Internet Exchange Point. PAIX was later acquired by Equinix in 2009, after the acquisition of Switch and Data. By the mid of 1998, Adelson and Avery left Digital Equipment Corp and came with the idea of Equinix Inc., where Adelson worked as a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of the company. He took the sole responsibility of catering new inventions, innovation, internet operations, etc., of the company. Adelson has also worked as the CEO and co-founder of Digg and Revision3.
By the beginning of 2013, Adelson co-founded Opsmatic along with Mikhail Panchenko and Jim Stoneham. The company was moving ahead successfully; however, in 2014, Jay took a step back since he wanted to focus on a new venture called center electric. So, In 2014, Jay co-founded Center Electric with partner Andy Smith.
Jay Adelson Net Worth:
Jay Adelson was titled as a member of Time Magazine’s top 100 list in 2009. He holds a current net worth of around $1.4 million today.