Jay Vijayan

Founder and CEO of Tekion Corp

Jay Vijayan is the Founder and CEO of Tekion Corp, a hyper-growth technology company disrupting the status quo in the automotive retail software industry. Its Automotive Retail Cloud platform is powered by Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Internet of Things.

Prior to Tekion, Jay was the Chief Information Officer of Tesla Inc. for four years where he and his team built and scaled Tesla’s digital and information platform, fueling the company’s hyper-growth phase. Before joining Tesla, Jay led the Business Applications Development group for VMware during its significant accelerated growth phase.

Preceding VMware, Jay led product development teams at Oracle for over seven years. Jay is known for building simple and highly scalable technology platforms and solutions that transform, scale businesses and enable operational efficiency. Jay is an investor and mentor to many innovative startups globally. He also serves on the boards of NIC Inc. and HyreCar Inc.