Jay Vijayan

Jay Vijayan

Founder & CEO, Tekion Corp

Jay is the founder and CEO of Tekion Corp, a technology company building and delivering world’s best business applications on the cloud and is currently focused on transforming the automotive industry.

Jay was formerly the CIO of Tesla Inc. (then name Tesla Motors) for over 4 years, reporting to Elon Musk, Chairman, Product Architect and CEO of Tesla. During his time with Tesla, Jay and his team built several systems including Tesla’s e-Commerce, ERP, Service and Logistics systems. Jay is best known for building an integrated end-to-end home grown e-Commerce/ERP system for Tesla, the first minimum viable version of which he and his team built in four months.

Previous to joining Tesla, Jay was with VMWare in the roles of Director of Applications Development and Senior Director of Business Applications, Information Technology. From 2000 to 2007, he was with Oracle in different product development teams developing and managing ERP product development.