Jason Lee is a fintech entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of DailyPay, the current market leader in offering companies and millions of employees on-demand access to their earned pay. A financial engineer by training, Mr. Lee spent nearly two decades on Wall Street creating numerous new products and markets to manage areas of risk. Jason is a groundbreaking leader who had the vision to help regular American workers achieve financial stability after realizing too many Americans struggle to make ends meet under the current payroll structure. In 2015 he disrupted the calcified world of payroll processing by launching a start-up that grew into a premiere enterprise software company that promotes financial wellness. Jason’s vision for DailyPay was to create products to deepen the relationship between the employer and employee. DailyPay’s mission is to democratize access to pay for the most people, providing them with financial security and peace of mind. He leads DailyPay’s Management Committee and serves as Chairman for the Board of Directors. An innovator with a mission, purpose and real results, Jason is a well-known public speaker and author whose work has been featured in Forbes, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg. He has been recognized as one of the premier thought leaders in global finance by the International Financing Review and Milken Global Institute. He has been recognized as a premier thought leader in global finance by the International Financing Review and Milken Global Institute and has been named the Gold Winner for “Innovator of the Year” for the 2020 CEO World Awards and one of the Top 20 Digital Innovators in Benefits. Throughout Jason’s long-standing career in the financial services industry, he has served as Chairman of the Board of SafeSpace, a social services nonprofit based in New York City dedicated to family rights advocacy. Mr. Lee co-founded The Alicia and Jason Lee Foundation with his wife, Alicia, in 2020. Mr. Lee is an ardent supporter of organizations focused on fair representation, equity, and re-entry including The Kalief Browder Foundation, House of Renewed Hope, Innocence Project, and Defy Ventures, all of which focus on the rights of the falsely accused, in particular for those who do not have the resources or means for fair representation. Mr. Lee graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in New York City with his wife Alicia and their kids.
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Why almost half of American workers would leave their job for one that offered on-demand pay
As the economy snaps back, there is a current and growing labor crunch. We know this because our phone is ringing off the hook. Every hotel chain, every casual dining… Read more