Jay Kothari

Project Lead, Glass at X, the moonshot factory


Jay Kothari leads the Glass team as its Project Lead and General Manager, focused on empowering the hands-on workforce with the information and technology they need to do their jobs faster, safer, and smarter through hands-free technology and a line-of-sight display. Prior to joining Google, Jay lead Product Management teams at Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft on Office 365 and Windows. During graduate school, Jay's research focus was on simplifying the understanding of large and complex software systems for the purposes of improving software development and maintenance. He holds degrees in Computer Science and Political Science from Carnegie Mellon University and degrees in Computer Science from Drexel University. In his spare time, Jay enjoys skiing, sailing, and live music.