Jerry Jao

Jerry Jao

CEO and Co-Founder, Retention Science

Jerry Jao is the CEO and co-founder of Retention Science, a leader and innovator in retention marketing. Prior to his founding of two other marketing software companies, he worked at he worked at Morgan Stanley, KPMG Advisory and Clear Channel Communications. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Yale School of Management. 

Balance Fun and Productivity at the Year's End
Management

Balance Fun and Productivity at the Year's End

Fourth quarter is too important for everyone to just let go. Here's how to rally for results while reveling.
Why CEOs Need Mentors -- They Accelerate Learning
Leadership

Why CEOs Need Mentors -- They Accelerate Learning

A young entrepreneur explains the benefits of the advice he received from an seasoned executive at a large company.
Just Sticking Around for the Food? Why Company Culture Matters More Than Perks.
Company Culture

Just Sticking Around for the Food? Why Company Culture Matters More Than Perks.

One CEO reports on how fostering a family atmosphere spurs productivity and flexibility among members of his team.
5 Key Principles for a Company's Website Redesign
Building a Website

5 Key Principles for a Company's Website Redesign

Even if a business has the best product or service, if its site doesn't communicate its messages quickly, valuable customers will be lost to competitors.
How Jeff Bezos Inspired an Immigrant Teen to Become a CEO
Leadership

How Jeff Bezos Inspired an Immigrant Teen to Become a CEO

A Taiwanese-American entrepreneur overcomes shyness and language barriers and learns to take risks.
What You Don't Know (But Should) About Managing Millennials
milllennials

What You Don't Know (But Should) About Managing Millennials

Gen Y-ers' appreciation for work-life balance, affinity for team collaboration and passion for helping their colleagues makes them an important asset.
The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School
Leadership

The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

One of the lessons this CEO has learned outside the classroom is number crunching is useful but communication skills really count.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success
Strategy

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
Closing My First Big Deal
Sales

Closing My First Big Deal

How one entrepreneur landed his first client for pay when other startups give away their products.
4 Ways to Be a Frugal CEO
Finance

4 Ways to Be a Frugal CEO

How to save on items that can quickly deplete a startup's bank account.