Rumor has it that Jay began his screen printing and graphics career sometime in the early 1980's in Mr. Perry's graphics class at East High School. He started printing “unofficial replica” t-shirts of his favorite surfing, skiing and skateboarding companies, as well as a few bands which will remain nameless. Jay moved up from a cut-and-paste artist to printing for a screen printer and eventually working for his family-owned promotional advertising agency. It's been about 30 years and Jay is still hanging out with other promo peeps and apparel geeks on the island of misfit toys, pretending to grow up! Jay is the founder of a weekly Twitter chat called #promochat and is a self-proclaimed CTO – Chief Taco Officer. Jay is a highly rated industry presenter and accomplished trainer but is most proud of his 6 children. Yes, 6! He knows what was causing it and isn’t having anymore, thanks for checking.
Promochat, skucon Edition
#promochat is the industry’s digital water cooler, the weekly chat on Twitter where the industry’s thinkers gather together to shape trends, explore new ideas, and discuss progressive issues that grow and challenge the modern distributor and, for the first time, we’re bringing #promochat, live and to the stage! It’s a fun, community-driven experience that everyone can participate in. Join our eclectic and energetic hosts, Jay Busselle and Charity Gibson as they lead our discussion (via Twitter) on the big screen as we explore the most challenging and creative issues facing the industry today. Joining Charity and Jay onstage to help MC the chat will be commonsku’s Chief Content Officer, Bobby Lehew.