Jayson is a veteran in the retail industry having held leadership roles at several Fortune 500 retailers, including the J.Crew Group, Jones Group, and Nokia Corporation. Throughout his career, Jayson has lead various business strategy, strategic planning, retail marketing, and product merchandising organizations in the broader direct-to-consumer retail vertical for various fashion lines such as BCBGMAXAZRIA, Max Azria, Herve Leger, BCBGeneration, J.Crew, Original Penguin, Jantzen, Perry Ellis, Anne Klein, Nine West, Easy Spirit, Bandolino, Jones New York, and Barneys New York. Jayson is a graduate of Columbia University.