Gerald Jay (‘Jerry’) Sanders, a former Navy SEAL and advisor to non-US governments, is the founder of San Francisco Science™, a high-tech incubator. In that capacity, most of his time is devoted to finding and developing new technology, advising start-up companies, and assisting
Sanders is a member of the New York and California Bar Associations and holds post-graduate Certificates in German Socio-economics from the Goethe Institute, Germany, and Comparative Constitutional Law from The National Autonomous University of Mexico. He also served as an
Associate Fellow and faculty member at Oxford University’s Saïd Graduate School of Business; and as counsel and advisor to the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). He also serves as US State Department accredited Honorary Consul for The Republic of Haiti and was
instrumental in California’s earthquake relief efforts for Haiti.
Sanders is the subject of a popular Harvard Business School case study on entrepreneurship (The Jerry Sanders Case), which is taught at the graduate business schools of Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Virginia, Kellogg, Cornell, UC and MIT. Sanders lectures about entrepreneurship and
related topics worldwide.