David Jayo joined Northeastern University’s Seattle Campus as the Director of Partnerships & Planning in March 2020. Previously, he was the Chief of Staff to the President of SAP’s Intelligent Spend Group (including Ariba, Concur, and Fieldglass), the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Interior (Obama administration), and the Corporate Giving Manager at REI. Additionally, Jayo worked for United Ways in Southern Nevada, Snohomish County, and King County. He was born and raised in Boise, Idaho actively involved in the Basque community. He graduated from Gonzaga University with degrees in accounting and Spanish.