Jay Nakagawa

Inducted into the CI Fellows in 2023

As a 20+ year veteran of product management, Jay turned his track record and passion for competition into a full time career. Over the past 12 years, he has built a world class CI organization at a Fortune 50 company that is recognized for their CI leadership, innovations, and sharing of best practices. Jay is a frequent keynote speaker across the globe and participates in multiple conferences and discussions throughout the year as a thought leader and facilitator.

Jay is a former Advisory Board member for the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) association and served as its Chairman. Jay is CIP-III certified and is a faculty member of the Academy of Competitive Intelligence (ACI). In addition to mentoring other CI professionals and college students, he is also a regular guest speaker at the Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) Cox School of Business.