Jay Odell

Jay Odell

President & GM, Blackbaud Nonprofit Solutions, Blackbaud
- Nonprofit Organizations -

Jay Odell is the President and General Manager, Nonprofit Solutions for Blackbaud. In this role, Jay is accountable for the customer experience for nonprofits and for expanding Blackbaud’s business in this market. Jay is a 15+ year Blackbaud and nonprofit industry veteran, and he has held executive roles as General Manager of Blackbaud’s Arts and Cultural division, VP of Product Management, and VP of CRM and Financial Solutions.

Jay is an experienced software veteran, having worked in the industry for 30 years with companies such as FreeMarkets, Trilogy, and BSG in roles ranging from new product introduction, product management, business development, and general management, including opening and building the FreeMarkets K.K. subsidiary in Japan. Mr. Odell holds a BS and BA from Rice University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

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