Jay Kizer

President, Global Life Sciences

Jay Kizer is the President at Korn Ferry’s Global Life Sciences Market.

He is responsible for leading several hundred consultants operating in more than 50 countries, across all lines of business.

Mr. Kizer started his career in commercial banking with Texas American Bank, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in analysis, business development and lending.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, he was with another global executive search firm, leading their Healthcare sector for the Americas and Asia.

He oversees senior-level assignments in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics, and contract service sectors.

During his nearly two decades in executive search, he has completed searches for chief executive officer’s, chief finance officer’s, board directors and other functional executives for leading biotechnology, pharmaceutical and consumer health clients.

Mr. Kizer received a master’s degree in economics and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas Christian University.