Team Persist

Jack Jay

CEO Persist Ventures

Jack Jay

CEO Persist Ventures
The visionary behind Persist Ventures, transforms talent recruitment and entrepreneurship with his dedication to fostering innovation and driving societal progress.

Christine Peterson

Advisor

Christine Peterson

Advisor
Chief Strategy Officer at Persist Ventures, former co-founder of the Foresight Institute and originator of "open source," steering us toward innovative futures.

Brock Pierce

Advisor

Brock Pierce

Advisor
Brock Pierce, advising at Persist Ventures, blends his cryptocurrency expertise with a futurist and philanthropic vision to drive innovation and impact.

Jeremy Gardner

Advisor

Jeremy Gardner

Advisor
Adviser at Persist Ventures, enriches our strategies with his pioneering cryptocurrency insights, from founding Augur to early Bitcoin investments, guiding us toward innovative growth.

Chris Migliano

Advisor

Chris Migliano

Advisor
Advisor at Persist Ventures, Chris leverages over 20 years in digital advertising, having launched and sold two companies to NASDAQ-listed firms, enriching our strategies with his deep understanding of technology and brands.

Nacer Benaissa

Head of Operations

Nacer Benaissa

Head of Operations
Nacer, at the helm of Operations at Persist Ventures for nearly three years, expertly turns innovative ideas into unique products that enhance customer experiences.

Ashish Gupta

Chief Operations Officer

Ashish Gupta

Chief Operations Officer
Ashish Gupta advises at Persist Ventures, bringing global expertise in strategy, M&A, and operations. His leadership, honed at senior roles in NASDAQ and NYSE-listed firms, drives companies towards public offerings.

Bhavya Bansal

CTO

Bhavya Bansal

CTO
Bhavya, our CTO, seamlessly blends technical expertise with strategic vision, leading our tech-forward approach through innovative thinking.

Tarak Maniar

CMO

Tarak Maniar

CMO
Tarak, leading Marketing and Graphic Design at Persist Ventures, blends creative vision with five years of innovation, shaping our brand's success and inspirational journey.

Dhiksha Gopalakrishnan

Head of Operations

Dhiksha Gopalakrishnan

Head of Operations
Dhiksha, serving as Head Operating Officer, brings a blend of skill and innovative thinking, embodying our commitment to embracing fresh perspectives and nurturing young talent.

Piyush Jha

Chief Technical Officer

Piyush Jha

Chief Technical Officer
Piyush melds his full-stack development expertise with strategic vision as Chief Technology Officer, driving our tech-forward approach for nearly two years.

Michael Dadzie

Lead Mobile Engineer

Michael Dadzie

Lead Mobile Engineer
Michael, steering mobile engineering at Persist Ventures for two years, combines technical mastery with innovation, propelling our mobile solutions to new heights.