Jay Dokter

Jay Dokter


Jay Dokter is a business executive and serial entrepreneur who has been a leader in many successful start-ups and fast-growing companies. Jay’s passion is business strategy, modeling, start-ups, accelerated business growth, collaboration, and job creation for northern and greater Colorado.

Jay has over 35 years experience within markets and industries such as electronics, manufacturing, semiconductors, software, commercial property, higher and continuing education, food service, entertainment, and retail distribution.

Jay is presently the President/CEO of Vergent Products; Jay and the Executive Team acquired the company in January 2019. Vergent Products is an end-to-end full-service contract manufacturer that designs and builds products for medical, aerospace, defense, instrumentation, and industrial control customers.

Jay is also a General Partner of Forge Campus (former HP campus located in Loveland, CO). Forge Campus is an 811,000 sq ft technology campus located on 177 acres that promotes and encourages client tenant growth through an eco-system of collaboration and innovation.

Jay was formerly the CEO of YouSeeU-Bongo and founder of the non-profit The Warehouse Business Accelerator, Yellow Duck Capital, and the non-profit Orphan’s Hope. Prior, Jay was a founder of CADEKA Microcircuits and Data Entry Products, and managed growth companies such as Ultimate Support Systems and the Pizza Ranch.

Jay’s background is within multiple disciplines including manufacturing, design engineering, product development, operations, human resources, sales, marketing, legal, business development, property management, education, and executive management; all with national or international experience.

Jay serves as President on the Loveland Business Partnership board, a Loveland Chamber Board member, a member of the Colorado Angels/Rockies Venture Club, Colorado’s Advanced Industries grant review board, supports the City of Loveland and northern Colorado’s economic development initiatives, and is an active business mentor.

According to a survey conducted by BizWest Magazine, Jay Dokter is one of the top 50 most influential business leaders in Northern Colorado and Boulder Valley.

Jay Dokter holds an Associate’s Degree in electronics from NW Iowa, Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Regis University, and an MBA from Regis University.

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