Jay Davidson attended Oklahoma State University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Management Science & Computer Systems. He started his career at ArcBest in information systems implementing ERP solutions where he progressed into Human Resources eventually directing employee benefits and pension plans.
Jay joined J.B. Hunt in 2006 to lead their HR information systems strategy. He is currently the Vice President of Information Systems leading enterprise platform strategy. In this role he has developed a multiyear transformational initiative to modernize the bulk of J.B. Hunt’s strategic application portfolio. This strategy includes plans to implement mobile, cloud enabled, service oriented architecture. He is also leading the user experience design center of excellence.
Generous with his time Jay has shared his leadership and experience by serving on the Fayetteville Parks & Recreation Board and supporting activities that his kids are involved in such as coaching soccer and baseball, leading a Boy Scout troop, and helping out at the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Jay also volunteered his time to the Fayetteville Board of Education Task Force on Technology exploring innovative was to expand the application of technology in the classroom.