The Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights’ Board Member, Jay Rosenzweig.
Jay Rosenzweig is a former law student and research assistant to Professor Cotler. A lawyer by background, Jay earned three degrees at McGill University: Philosophy, Civil Law, and Common Law. In addition, he completed Roger Fisher’s Negotiation Program at Harvard Law School.
A founding partner of Rosenzweig & Company, Jay is an expert in designing, building and attracting world class executive teams. He consults to public and private companies including large global corporations; emerging growth to mid-sized businesses; professional services firms; and private equity and venture capital firms.
Jay is a champion of the cause of gender equality. He has been actively advocating on behalf of women for several decades, most prominently through his highly regarded Rosenzweig Report on the status of women. Jay is a proud Board member of Move the Dial, and co-leads its Global Council. #movethedial's mission is to increase female participation and leadership in tech around the world.
Jay advises several leading edge businesses, most of them based in California, New York, or Ontario, including: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, the next quantum step in mobility: sustainable, safe and super-fast transportation for all humans and all parts of the world; Hooch, the first ever members-only cocktail app; Winston House, a global community of young creators sharing a passion for people, music, art, sports, travel, brands, and activism; Ignited Network, a start-up music accelerator; Logit Sport, a high performance technology for athletes; Drop, the leading millennial coalition loyalty program; Limelight, a business that improves ROI for brands that do live marketing, by driving better customer engagements, higher sales and lower costs; and GEC Risk Advisory, which equips clients with customized governance, risk, ethics, compliance and corporate responsibility strategies and tactics that enhance performance. He also serves as Strategic Partner to and Director, Canada for the Chief Digital Officer Club & Summit.
In addition his work with the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and #movethedial, Jay’s interests in social causes are varied. He is on the Board of Governors of Mount Sinai Hospital, where he is Co-Chair of the Breast Cancer Cabinet. He is on the Tech and Advisory Council at the Sick Kids Hospital Foundation. He is on the Board of UJA Genesis Centre For Innovation, where he focuses on nurturing emerging initiatives, providing career mentorship, and supporting innovation. He is on the Board of Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv. He is on the Advisory Board of CJPAC. He also proudly served on the Board of One Young World 2016, the premier global forum for young leaders under 30
In his spare time, Jay is an avid songwriter, having collaborated with well-known recording artists and written original music for each member of his family.