Title: Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Jay E. Hedley, the chief executive officer and founder of HeadVantage, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of technology.
With more than 20 years of practiced expertise in the fields of engineering, technology and business leadership, Mr. Hedley has distinguished himself in his latest role at HeadVantage, a developer of technology that broadcasts the point-of-view of athletes for spectators during sporting events. In this capacity, he is largely responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the business, developing fundraising plans and working with engineers on anticipating the next wave of technological development for each new project. Prior to his current endeavors, he served in various executive roles at Accenture, for which he managed digital operations for the southern region of the United States. Leveraging his business acumen, as well as his previous experience as a firefighter and college football player, Mr. Hedley has risen to the challenge of utilizing 5G technology and allowing end-users to watch live streams of sporting events in high-definition resolution.
Mr. Hedley first studied industrial engineering at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science, he went on to attend the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, from which he earned a Master of Science in aeronautical engineering, summa cum laude, in 1998. Following this accomplishment, he earned a Master of Business Administration at the prestigious Harvard Business School in 2001. Outside of his subsequent work in the private sector, Mr. Hedley served has flown as a pilot for the U.S. Air Force, and notably participated in over 250 combat missions over Afghanistan. Additionally, he is proud to have earned distinction of one of only a handful of senior-ranking Black executives at Accenture, a company of roughly 600,000 employees. Looking toward the future, he hopes to bring to life a number of ideas and inventions in order to meet market demands and the needs of veterans like himself.