Jay Picconatto

Head of Global Commerce

General Mills

As the head of Global Commerce, Jay is responsible for setting clear connected commerce and media objectives, vision and strategy, and influencing the global organization through clear and transparent communication.   In this enterprise-wide role, Jay’s primary vision is to drive global growth through stringent strategic integration, relevant capabilities and innovation. 

Jay holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Saint Olaf College and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he continues to serve as a guest lecturer to their marketing program.  Jay is a husband and father of three – Beck (17), Tommy (15), El (13) – and enjoys coaching his two sons’ hockey teams and trying to keep up with his daughter’s drama and volleyball schedules.