Jay Walker is the founder and chairman of LabTV, an innovative new video platform designed to encourage millions of America’s best and brightest students to consider becoming medical scientists. A serial entrepreneur and business leader, Jay has founded three companies that serve more than 50 million customers each. Best known as the creator of Priceline, he is the world’s 11th most patented living inventor, named on more than 700 U.S. patents that describe business solutions across a dozen industries.
Jay is also curator and chairman of TEDMED, the health and medicine edition of the famous TED conference. In addition, he chairs Patent Properties, Inc., a public company that is creating a simple and affordable new way to diffuse innovation through America’s economy.
A noted expert on imagination, Mr. Walker created and curates one of the world’s great private libraries: The Library of The History of Human Imagination. Filled with books, manuscripts, historical artifacts and treasures of all kinds, especially in the field of medicine, the facility was described by Wired magazine as “the most amazing library in the world.”