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 Jay Walker Biography

He has founded a number of successful startups that currently have more than 60 million customers. Mr. Walker is chairman of Walker Digital, LLC, a Stamford, Connecticut-based laboratory that invents entirely new ways for businesses to operate and serve consumers.

In addition to being the lead inventor, Mr. Walker is responsible for developing Walker Digital's strategic relationships and long-term vision. Walker Digital maintains active relationships with some of the world's largest and most innovative companies.

Mr. Walker is one of a dozen or so living inventors worldwide to hold 200 patents in multiple fields. To date, he and his teams have invented over 600 proprietary business systems that solve problems in industries ranging from travel to defense to retail to restaurants to vending to publishing to gaming and entertainment.

Mr. Walker and a team at Walker Digital created the central innovations behind Priceline.com, the groundbreaking "name-your-own-price" company for airline tickets, rental cars and hotel rooms. Now a profitable public company, Priceline.com was one of only a handful of startups in US history to reach a billion dollars in annual sales in under 24 months. The seven-year old company has served tens of millions of customers and currently accounts for more than 1% of U.S. airline ticket sales.

Mr. Walker co-founded Synapse, which revolutionized the magazine subscription industry and was sold to Time Warner for $600 million. He served as the marketing leader for the company for five years during which he produced more than two billion pieces of direct mail and created a customer base of 25 million active buyers. For his work, he won the Direct Marketer of the Year award in 1999.

Mr. Walker also co-founded Target Communications, a conference and publishing company which was sold to Primedia in 2000. He has also designed and implemented marketing programs to support Fortune 500 companies such as Federal Express, where he pioneered the concept of using Federal Express delivery for the catalog industry.

Mr. Walker's inventions and innovations have been widely recognized. He has twice been named by the editors of TIME magazine as one of the 50 most influential business leaders in the digital age. Business Week selected him as one of its 25 Internet pioneers most responsible for "changing the competitive landscape of almost every industry in the world." Newsweek cited him as one of three executives at the forefront of the Internet commerce revolution.

He serves on the Board of World Information Transfer (a United Nations NGO) and is a frequent speaker on college campuses as well as making numerous appearances on television and radio shows. Jay and his wife Eileen have two children and live in Connecticut. He holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Relations from Cornell University.

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    Booking fees for Jay Walker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jay Walker, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jay Walker for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jay Walker for your next private or corporate function.
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Jay Walker Biography

He has founded a number of successful startups that currently have more than 60 million customers. Mr. Walker is chairman of Walker Digital, LLC, a Stamford, Connecticut-based laboratory that invents entirely new ways for businesses to operate and serve consumers.

In addition to being the lead inventor, Mr. Walker is responsible for developing Walker Digital's strategic relationships and long-term vision. Walker Digital maintains active relationships with some of the world's largest and most innovative companies.

Mr. Walker is one of a dozen or so living inventors worldwide to hold 200 patents in multiple fields. To date, he and his teams have invented over 600 proprietary business systems that solve problems in industries ranging from travel to defense to retail to restaurants to vending to publishing to gaming and entertainment.

Mr. Walker and a team at Walker Digital created the central innovations behind Priceline.com, the groundbreaking "name-your-own-price" company for airline tickets, rental cars and hotel rooms. Now a profitable public company, Priceline.com was one of only a handful of startups in US history to reach a billion dollars in annual sales in under 24 months. The seven-year old company has served tens of millions of customers and currently accounts for more than 1% of U.S. airline ticket sales.

Mr. Walker co-founded Synapse, which revolutionized the magazine subscription industry and was sold to Time Warner for $600 million. He served as the marketing leader for the company for five years during which he produced more than two billion pieces of direct mail and created a customer base of 25 million active buyers. For his work, he won the Direct Marketer of the Year award in 1999.

Mr. Walker also co-founded Target Communications, a conference and publishing company which was sold to Primedia in 2000. He has also designed and implemented marketing programs to support Fortune 500 companies such as Federal Express, where he pioneered the concept of using Federal Express delivery for the catalog industry.

Mr. Walker's inventions and innovations have been widely recognized. He has twice been named by the editors of TIME magazine as one of the 50 most influential business leaders in the digital age. Business Week selected him as one of its 25 Internet pioneers most responsible for "changing the competitive landscape of almost every industry in the world." Newsweek cited him as one of three executives at the forefront of the Internet commerce revolution.

He serves on the Board of World Information Transfer (a United Nations NGO) and is a frequent speaker on college campuses as well as making numerous appearances on television and radio shows. Jay and his wife Eileen have two children and live in Connecticut. He holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Relations from Cornell University.

Jay Walker Videos

  • The power of asking "what if?" - YouTube
  • Priceline.com founder Jay Walker shares 10 'superforces' of the ...
  • Fuelling innovation: Jay Walker on the power of imagination ...

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  • How to book Jay Walker?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jay Walker for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Jay Walker, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jay Walker or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jay Walker?

    Booking fees for Jay Walker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jay Walker, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jay Walker?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jay Walker for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jay Walker for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jay Walker or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jay Walker or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jay Walker is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jay Walker for your event is available upon request. Jay Walker generally travels from CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis, Kevin Allocca, Graham Hill and Jeff Jarvis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jay Walker for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jay Walker Speaker Videos

  • The power of asking "what if?" - YouTube
    Priceline.com founder Jay Walker shares 10 'superforces' of the ...
  • Fuelling innovation: Jay Walker on the power of imagination ...
    Keynote: Jay Walker on To Change Faster, We Must Decide Better ...
  • The world's English mania - Jay Walker - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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