Jamie Salter is a licensing industry trailblazer and authority. With over three decades of success in making strategic and profitable investments in fashion, lifestyle, sports, entertainment and media brand-related activities, Salter has executed more than $35 billion in investment deals targeting growth companies and turnarounds. As Founder, Chairman and CEO of Authentic, Salter leveraged his business acumen to write and implement a strategic licensing playbook that connects superbrands with best-in-class partners to build long-term value in the marketplace. Salter was named MR Magazine’s 2022 Brand Builder of the Year and awarded “Company of the Year” by Footwear News, which also featured Salter on its Power 100 list as one of the most influential people in the business. He has also been recognized in Glossy’s annual list of the top 50 changemakers in the fashion and beauty industries.