Jay Wessel is responsible for strategy, implementation and management of Technology for the Boston Celtics including IT, Broadcast and Event Technology, Data/Voice Communications and Audio/Video. Wessel has implemented many redundant real-time systems for use during Celtics Basketball games and back-office operations. In 2001, on loan from the Celtics to TNT, he managed all of the back-end statistics and data flow for the Basketball portion of the Goodwill Games in Brisbane Australia. Wessel joined the Celtics Game Night staff in 1990 and has been a fixture courtside ever since.

Prior to joining the Celtics, Wessel held several engineering, sales and marketing roles in the Boston High Tech corridor and started his career at IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY. In 1983, Wessel graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.