Jerome "Jay" Budzik
- Trustee since 2008
- Representative of the scientific community, appointed by the Governor
Chief Technology Officer at Twelvefold Media
- Ph.D. in Computer Science, Northwestern University
- B.S. with honors, University of Chicago
- IMSA Class of 1995
Founder of Media River and former Chief Technology Officer of Perfect Market, Trustee Budzik is the recipient of numerous awards including the Northwestern University President's Fellow, the Sun Microsystems' Fellow and the 2005 Chicago Innovation Award for Watson by Intellext.