Jay P. Shoemaker IV

Hey there! I am a successful entrepreneur and business owner. I have diverse experience in launching and commercializing software and hardware products. My passion is to manage products and lead teams to build great products.

Qualifications Summary

Business: Product Management, Product Implementation, ROI Analysis
Sales & Marketing: Marketing Research, Competitive Analysis, Customer Interview
Software: Jira, Confluence, Full-stack Web Development, Android, iOS
Strategy: Agile/Kanban, Scrum, Strategic Planning, Strategic Alignment


● Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship
● 2007 Rowan University, Rohrer College of Business, GPA 3.65, Dean’s List
● President of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), 2006-2007
● Honors Student

Career Experience & Accomplishments

Jukebox Jockey, LLC, Blackwood, NJ

Product Manager, 2009-current

● Leads a team of three developers using Agile methodologies to develop our company’s custom line of touch screen jukeboxes, karaoke machines, and related SaaS platform from concept through launch
● Creates user stories, groomed backlogs, and prioritized the software roadmap to achieve business goals
● Develops product strategies that align with company vision based on customer feedback, customer interviews, team meetings, and quantitative analysis

Shoemaker Entertainment, LLC, Blackwood, NJ

President & Owner, 1998-current

● Researched and wrote a business plan for the launch of a digital jukebox rental business and won 1st place prize at the Rowan University Business Plan Competition in 2007
● Obtained startup funding through both traditional financing and angel investment capital and successfully launched the company’s equipment rental division
● Oversaw hiring and training of a team of 15+ employees