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Jay Banfield

Chief Officer of Innovation & Scale and Managing Director, California
Year Up

Jay Banfield leads Year Up’s California initiatives and the organization’s innovation work. A social entrepreneur with private, public, and nonprofit experience, he began his career at Oracle Corporation and spearheaded an award-winning e-government initiative as Assistant Treasurer for the City and County of San Francisco. Recognized with the city’s Public Managerial Leadership Award in 2001, Jay later leveraged his multisector experience to launch Year Up Bay Area and oversaw the organization’s expansion to San Jose, Arizona and Los Angeles. Jay graduated with honors from Stanford University and earned a Master of Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jay Banfield