Jerry has started four companies including Financial Intelligence, Workiva, and most recently, Grand River solutions, which is focused on Title IX and Clery (safety) compliance and reporting for higher education and K-12 schools. Jerry will share his experience in starting these companies and the source of his creative inspiration and spark. Jerry Behar co-founded in 2018 and is the Chairman of Grand River Solutions which provides Title IX and Clery (safety) compliance and reporting solutions and services to colleges and universities. Jerry is the founder and CEO of Nissim Capital and is on the board of directors of Click Diagnostics.
Jerry was previously the founding CEO and visionary of Workiva (NYSE: WK), and was managing director through March 2013. Workiva created Wdesk, a cloud-based platform for enterprises to collect, manage, report and analyze business data in real time. Wdesk includes a sophisticated productivity suite for business data collaboration and reporting that is used by thousands of corporations, including more than 75% of the Fortune 500. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx