Jay Coen Gilbert

B Lab/B Corporation - Co-Founder


Quick Bio

Prior to B Lab, despite having no game, Jay co-founded and sold AND 1, a $250M
basketball footwear and apparel company based outside Philadelphia. Jay led AND
1’s product and marketing and was AND 1’s CEO during its period of most rapid growth and decline.
Jay is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, President of the Board of the
Philadelphia chapter of KIPP Philadelphia Schools, a growing cluster of high performing public charter schools, and a former Board member of Investors’ Circle and Social Venture Network, leading national networks of social entrepreneurs and early stage social investors.  
Jay grew up in New York City before heading west to Stanford University,
graduating with a degree in East Asian Studies in 1989. Prior to AND 1, Jay worked
for McKinsey & Co and several organizations in NYC’s public and non-profit
Between AND 1 and B Lab, Jay enjoyed a sabbatical Down Under and in Monteverde, Costa Rica with his yogini wife Randi and their two children, Dex, 14, and Ria 12. They live in Berwyn, PA.

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