Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

Dr. Jerome "Jay" Budzik


    Jerome "Jay" Budzik



Board Appointment:

  • 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

Notable Accomplishments:

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.