A consultant, engineer, and keynote speaker, Jed Record guides corporate teams through the quickly changing landscape of emerging technologies like AI & machine learning, Cloud Native computing, and Kubernetes orchestration of containers. His focus is on discovering how these technologies create new value for customers, which is part of a practice he calls Value Innovation. Learn more about Jed’s speaking here.
Jed earned an MBA in Finance and Strategy from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. As a successful entrepreneur, Jed was recognized in 2015 by UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School as an inaugural Adams Apprenticeship Advisor, part of a game-changing mentorship and advisory program designed to pair high performing business school students with innovative, trailblazing entrepreneurs.
Jed’s entrepreneurship experience also includes formal training and real-world execution of the principles of Lean Startup and Lean Innovation. As a consultant for Moves The Needle, Jed has facilitated Lean Startup workshops for Fortune 500 companies across the country.
Jed is in the top 0.1% of people on social media for the topics of marketing & business. He has an audience of more than 200,000 followers across his social network profiles. He has worked with Capital One, Toyota, SanDisk, Sprint Business, Rockport, and other brands for influence marketing campaigns. In 2016 Jed was named as one of the Top Twenty Digital Marketing Influencers by the Webinale Digital Trendsetters Conference.
Fun fact: At one time Jed was a world class wrestler. Wrestling for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels, and competing in Freestyle and Greco Roman events in Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. He can certainly take command of the room when it’s time to get the attention of a distracted conference audience.