Despite having no game, Jay Coen Gilbert co-founded and sold AND 1, a $250 million basketball footwear and apparel company based outside Philadelphia. Coen Gilbert led AND 1's product and marketing for most of his 13 years with the company, and served as AND 1's CEO during its period of most rapid growth.
Coen Gilbert is now co-chairman of Investors' Circle, a national angel network dedicated to "Patient Capital for a Sustainable Future" that has invested over $107 million in 171 companies since 1992. Coen Gilbert is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and serves on the boards of the Philadelphia chapter of KIPP, a national public charter middle school; City Year, a leading Americorps youth service program; and Monteverde Friends, US.
He grew up in New York City before heading west to Stanford University, graduating with a degree in East Asian Studies in 1989. Coen Gilbert lives with his yogini wife, Randi, and their two children in Berwyn, PA.
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Last Updated: Wed, Feb 27, 2008
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