Jason Jay

Jason Jay


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PhD in Management, MIT
MEd, Harvard Graduate School of Education
AB in Psychology, Harvard College

Research Interest

Corporate sustainability strategy

Cross-sectoral collaboration and public-private hybrid organizations

Institutional entrepreneurship and leadership

Organizational change

Jason Jay teaches Sustainability and Competitive Advantage as a visiting Lecturer at UCI. His primary affiliation is a Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan. He teaches courses on leadership, strategy, and innovation for sustainable business. He engages students and alumni in hands-on projects with leading companies and organizations. His research focuses on how people navigate the tensions between personal, business, and social goals in sustainability efforts, particularly in cross-sectoral collaborations and hybrid organizations. Much of his research and practice occur in the technical domain of energy efficiency. Prior to MIT, Jason was a management consultant for Dialogos International, where he consulted on leadership development and organizational change for major international corporations and NGO's including BP and the World Bank. Jason holds a PhD in Organization Studies from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and an AB and MEd from Harvard University. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Selected Publications, News & Honors


  • Switzer Environmental Fellowship, 2009-10
  • Martin Family Society of Fellows for Sustainability, 2008-09