Jay Carmel

Jay Carmel is a Senior Director at Avascent and leads the Civil Aerospace consulting practice.

Mr. Carmel helps aircraft technology providers and investors identify and execute on new growth opportunities across the aviation ecosystem. He has advised leading aircraft OEMs and start-up companies on business strategy, market analysis, acquisition due-diligence and technology roadmaps. Mr. Carmel focuses on areas most exposed to disruptive innovation, including advanced air mobility (AAM) and its enablers such as aircraft propulsion, autonomous flight, aviation connectivity, and advanced manufacturing.

Prior to Avascent, Jay worked at Merrill Lynch and for the U.S. Department of Commerce. Jay holds a B.S. in International Political Economy with a certificate in International Business Diplomacy from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.