Jay McBain is an accomplished speaker, author and innovator in the IT industry. Named to the Top 40 Under Forty list by the Business Review, Top 25 Newsmaker by CDN Magazine, Top 100 Most Respected Thought Leader by Vertical Systems Reseller Magazine, member of Global Power 150 by SMB Magazine, as well as Top 250 Global Managed Services Executives by MSPmentor. He is often sought out for keynotes, industry guidance, as well as business development opportunities.
Jay currently serves as Chair emeritus of the CompTIA Vendor Advisory Council and MSP Partners Community. He is also a board member of the Channel Vanguard Council, Ziff Davis Leadership Council, CRN Channel Intelligence Council and STEP - Sustainable Technology Environments Program with InfoComm.
Jay has spent his 18 year career in various Executive sales, marketing and strategy roles within IBM, Lenovo and Autotask. He is currently the co-founder of a new software company called ChannelEyes, which is reinventing the way vendors communicate, educate and engage with their VARs & channels.