I am very fortunate to be able to travel the world meeting & helping many amazing people. And I am truly lucky to be able to say: I love what I do.

Jay Peters is the Managing Director of PARK USA, a world leading design & innovation management consulting firm, and Managing Director of Grow USA, a world leading professional education provider in Design Management & Design Leadership. Collectively PARK & Grow endeavor to deliver on their shared mission to Empower Design Leaders.

Jay consults, coaches and educates clients from major leading global brands such as LEGO, Nestle, Sony, Kimberly-Clark, Bose, BASF, Unilever, Honda, Cisco, Intuit, Roche and many others; as well as (non)governmental organizations and academic institutions on using design and innovation lead practices to maximize value across the triple (profit, planet & people) bottom line.
Prior to joining PARK & Grow, Jay has held various leadership positions in branding, marketing, design & business developments roles, including industry, agency and entrepreneurial appointments.

Jay has lived and worked extensively across Europe and the USA, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Product Design and Marketing Minor from Southern Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Business Design from Domus Academy in Milan, Italy.

Jay lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and 2 children. When not adding to his frequent flier miles visiting clients across the globe, Jay can be found riding his motorcycle in the Santa Monica mountains or soaking up the sun and contemplating life on his surfboard along the Southern California coast.