Jason Ward

Advisory Board Member

  • Advisory Board Member working with BlueJay on human capital assessment and needs for portfolio companies and the firm.
  • More than 30 years of international business experience working in and consulting for supply chain and transportation market segments of rail, maritime, trucking and air cargo. Similar experience in asset-light & non-asset logistics, import & export cargo and warehousing.
  • Managing Partner, Industrial Search Partners LLC – recruiters of board professionals and senior leaders including CEOs, presidents, and senior function personnel in operations, finance, marketing, sales and human resources for domestic and international markets.
  • Prior experiences include senior partner and segment leadership at global publicly-traded search firm Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) and the creation and management of the industrial practice at a multi-national private search consultancy. Past responsibilities include U.S. commercial management for a European-based shipowner and operations management for a privately-held U.S. and Latin American import/export operator.
  • Active Duty Service: Engineering Officer aboard USN guided missile cruiser (CG-27) deployed to the Arabian Gulf
  • Education: MBA – University of Connecticut; BS, Logistics & Marine Transportation – United States Merchant Marine Academy