James Slezak

CEO at Swayable


James is founder and chief executive of Swayable, a technology startup based in California and New York. Swayable is backed by investors including Y Combinator, Higher Ground Labs, New Media Ventures and Lowercase Capital. He was previously Vice President and Chief of Operations of NYT Global, the international digital team of The New York Times, where he worked with designers, journalists, technologists and marketers to plan the next generation of experiences for millions of people who read NYT globally. Before that, he was a founding partner at New York-based social change agency Purpose, a strategy consultant at McKinsey, and co-founded Peers.org, working with the founders of Airbnb.