Jay Thompson

Jay Thompson is one of the founding managing directors of Protiviti and has filled various leadership roles since its inception. He has over 25 years of finance, IT and operations consulting and industry experience in the energy, manufacturing, consumer products, financial services and retail sectors.


Currently, Mr. Thompson’s role at Protiviti includes directing Managed Business Services for the firm. These services offer clients business improvements by deploying a combination of consulting and operations professionals.


Mr. Thompson holds leadership roles in the firm’s Business Performance Improvement services practice. His consulting experience includes business and finance transformation, corporate strategy, business intelligence, IT strategy and enterprise resource management. He also established Protiviti’s global innovation program.


Mr. Thompson holds an MBA from the University of Dallas and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma. He is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from innovation, corporate performance management, business and competitive intelligence to emerging trends.