Jay Amarasekera

Jay Amarasekera

Senior Technology Manager
SABIC Ventures

Dr. Jay Amarasekera is a Senior Technology Manager attached SABIC Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation which is one of the world’s top diversified chemical company. Prior to this role, he served as the Technology Manager for Performance Chemicals and Innovative Plastics business units of the company. Before SABIC, Jay served in many managerial positions in General Electric’s former Plastics and Silicones businesses both in USA and China. Prior to joining GE, Jay worked as a Research Scientist in BASF Corporation's Colorant & Coatings and Performance Chemicals divisions.  Jay holds a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA.