CEO, Ecellix Inc.
Ecellix CEO Jerry Schwartz is a Fortune 500 executive with extensive experience commercializing university and private-sector research into viable products / technologies and driving global licensing opportunities to positive business outcomes across industries as diverse as IT / internet / e-commerce, healthcare, telecom, and publishing.
Well-regarded around the world as a culturally aware and technically savvy strategic leader, Jerry has held multiple senior leadership C-level roles with multinational corporations, in ventures ranging from startup to Fortune 50. As director of Microsoft's Office of International Affairs - nominally Microsoft's "State Department" - Jerry was responsible for executive engagement with senior governmental, corporate, and NGO leaders guiding MS Asia-Pacific and India subsidiaries generating over $20B annual revenues.
Jerry has served as CEO of Global Development Partners, an international development group focused on creating commercial channels for a variety of technologies targeted at achieving sustainable economies for at-risk communities through infrastructure development. Jerry has also served as a senior consultant with international strategic consulting firm CAP Gemini Sogeti. During 10 years serving as chief revenue officer Jerry concluded over 50 product launches incorporating distribution through 50+ channel partners and 200+ OEM licensing partners and led over 100 strategic partnerships (aggregate value $1B+).
Jerry holds BA, BS, MBA, and JD degrees from the University of Puget Sound and an LLM in International Law and Tax from Salzburg University. He has served as a US Air Force JAG officer, university trustee, entrepreneur-in-residence at a major research university, and industry advisory board member, chair, and board member for multiple companies.