Jay B. Myers is the current president of JBM Enterprises and past founder/CEO of Interactive Solutions Inc. (ISI), a Memphis-based firm that specializes in video conferencing, distance learning, telemedicine, and audio-visual sales and support. Jay started ISI in 1996 and built it into a twenty-million-dollar company with fifty-five employees and offices in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, and Little Rock.
ISI has received numerous corporate awards and much recognition, including being named to Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States seven times in eleven years.
In 2007, Jay published his first book, Keep Swinging: An Entrepreneur’s Story of Overcoming Adversity and Achieving Small Business Success and subsequently was presented the 2010 Ethan Award for success as an entrepreneurial author. Jay was inducted into the Christian Brothers High School Hall of Fame in 2011.
In 2014, Jay published his second book, Hitting the Curveballs: How Crisis Can Strengthen and Grow Your Business, in which he shares inspiring stories and practical tips based on growing ISI’s revenue from eleven million to twenty-five million during the Great Recession (2007–2011). In 2017, ISI was named one of the Top Work Places in Memphis by the Commercial Appeal.
Jay was inducted into the Society of Entrepreneurs in 2018 and was recently named executive in residence at the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics.
Jay is active in numerous community organizations in the Memphis area, having been the past chairman and a current board member/executive committee member of the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South. Jay is a long-term supporter of the BBB and has been on the board for over seventeen years.
In November 2018, Jay sold ISI to the largest audio-visual integration firm in the world.
He and his wife Maureen live in Collierville, Tennessee, and Holmes Beach, Florida, and have two children, Jordan and Kaitlin, as well as a white Labrador named Walker.