Full Name
Jamie Salter
Job Title
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Authentic Brands Group
Speaker Bio

Jamie Salter is a licensing industry forerunner and authority with nearly 30 years of success in making strategic and profitable investments in fashion, sports, home, health and wellness, celebrity, and entertainment brand-related activities. As Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder of Authentic Brands Group, Mr. Salter has leveraged his expertise in mergers and acquisitions, brand management, and licensing to diversify, strengthen, scale, and rapidly expand the portfolio into new sectors and markets around the world.
His background is steeped in consumer brands. He began his career selling sporting goods before acquiring the company Kemper Snowboards. In 1992, Mr. Salter co-founded the snowboard company Ride Inc. and utilized his retail experience and business acumen to grow the company into the second–largest snowboard distributor in the world. He subsequently co-founded Hilco Consumer Capital, a premier financial services holding company, where he led multiple acquisitions of top-grossing brands. He was similarly engaged in the industry as President of GSI Commerce.
Under Mr. Salter’s leadership, Authentic has grown from being ranked #61 on License Global’s Top 150 Licensors list to #3 and was named Company of the Year by Footwear News, which also featured him on their Power 100 list as one of the most influential people in the footwear business. Mr. Salter is an active member of Mount Sinai’s board of directors and was honored in 2018 for his charitable efforts and various contributions to the nonprofit organization Delivering Good.

Jamie Salter