After graduating with a degree in statistics from the University of Michigan, Jerry Norris started his career with the Unisys Corporation and Cascade Engineering. He became an expert in management systems across a wide variety of industries. Jerry’s next projects involved building and selling multiple companies and creating management systems that operate in 172 countries. He is currently the CEO of GAIA, which connects global professionals.

But Jerry’s current passion is helping startups form in the Lansing area. He is co-founder of the Grand Ledge Fledge, a startup incubator and accelerator, and he serves as the Business Acceleration Consultant for the Lansing Economic Area Partnership.

On this episode of 2nd Brain Collective, Jerry chats with the hosts about how he helps entrepreneurs in Mid-Michigan!