Jay Payette is the managing principal and founder of Payette Consulting, a boutique management consulting firm that focuses on design thinking, business analysis and design, and project management. Jay started Payette Consulting to help clients use design thinking to improve solution creation, business architecture, and the management of projects. Before founding Payette Consulting, Jay worked in the Canadian consulting practice of Accenture as a project manager and business analyst for many organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, startups, and public sector organizations across North America. Before joining Accenture, Jay worked as an independent IT consultant in the public sector.
Jay has spoken on business analysis, design thinking, and project management at many conferences, including Business Analyst World and the PMI Global Congress, and has contributed to the FIELDS interdisciplinary design journal. He currently lives in Ottawa with his wife and son.