Jay Clemens - Interim President and CEO

Email - jclemens@savingplaces.org
Phone - 202-588-6105

Jay C. Clemens is the National Trust's interim president and CEO. Now based in Hillsborough, California, Jay retired as Senior Vice President of Legal and General Counsel at Lenovo Group Limited based in San Francisco. Prior to joining Lenovo, he was instrumental in building the in-house legal function at eBay, where he oversaw all commercial, compliance, and product issues for the eBay marketplaces business for 12 years.

Prior to eBay, Jay managed international legal affairs at VeriFone, Inc., before and after its acquisition by the Hewlett-Packard Corporation. He joined VeriFone after working as an associate at Baker & McKenzie, an international law firm, and serving as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of International Trade. Jay served as a Non-Executive Director of eBay Auction Co., Ltd. (formerly, Internet Auction Co., Ltd.). He holds a Juris Doctor from the Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from Dartmouth.

Jay Clemens, Interim President and CEO

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