Executive Speaker Series with CIO of Tesla Motors

Date & Time:
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6 p.m.

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Jay VijayanJay is the CIO of Tesla Motors. Jay and his organization are responsible for all of Tesla's Information Systems including applications, infrastructure, network, operations and security. Delivering systems solutions and supporting engineering, manufacturing business groups, corporate business groups and the global sales, marketing and service business groups. Jay and his team laid the foundation systems architecture and built all the core corporate applications and systems infrastructure for Tesla ground-up during the company’s very critical growth and extremely high ramp-up phase. In this process Jay and his team had built several best in class systems including Tesla's e-Commerce, ERP, Service and Logistics systems that are simple, agile, flexible and custom fit to Tesla's needs. Jay ensures that his organizational goals are all the time aligned with business goals and larger company goals. Jay continues to work with all the company’s business to identify opportunities, to structure, develop and implement IT solutions to enable and to deliver measurable returns to the business.

Before joining Tesla Jay was the Sr. Director, IT Business Applications for VMware. In that capacity, Jay led the Applications Development of all business applications for VMware during a period of dramatic growth for the company, as it jumped from 700 million to close to 4 billion in annual revenue during the period between 2007 and 2012. Prior to his time at VMware, Jay held a variety of Applications Management positions at Oracle. Jay also has a technology patent.

Jay is experienced in successfully running large customer focused IT and Business Applications organizations for global fortune 500 companies and fast paced dynamically growing organizations enabling the core business and improving business efficiency. Specialized in turning around large IT programs and organizations to successfully deliver and run efficiently.


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