Jason Borrevik has 15+ years of experience in an advisory capacity. As a result of his expertise, many publications have featured him to provide insight into the industry.

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In 2003, a few leading compensation specialists with both consulting and legal backgrounds developed the idea to form Compensia to address a need for qualified advisors in the management consulting space who could …

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I was inspired to join Compensia in 2005 after learning about the business from several former law firm colleagues. My work at Compensia was a natural transition from a similar advisory role I had as …

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I always wanted to work in a field where I would interact with others. I was never a fan of individual projects and always preferred to work in groups during my time at  …

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Certain private companies delay potential IPO timing due to market uncertainty, while others raise …

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My favorite thing about my industry is that within this profession I know that what I do has a directly positive impact on the overall outcome for each client I consult with. I am grateful that I have the opportunity  …

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Effectively managing time is a key driver of productivity for both individuals and businesses. While other resources can be boosted or replenished, time is finite and unyielding, marching relentlessly forward and bringing …

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On a relentlessly fast-paced business landscape — where today’s best practices are …

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As the old saying goes, “No man is an island,” and while it might sound cliché, in the world of …

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Travel has become a necessary part of life, it seems, and not just for work, though that is important too. Increasingly, people have begun to …

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It’s easy to be a tourist. Tourists do minimal research into rates and fares and buy plane tickets and holiday packages when it is convenient for them. Tourists do not learn about their destination beforehand, denying …

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The challenges of maintaining a healthy, stable balance between one’s career and one’s personal life are daunting in today’s professional world. There was a time, now nearly a distant memory, when one’s job …

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As a father of young children who was also active as a child, Jason Borrevik often extols the virtues of getting children involved with sports at an early age …

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Even if you’ve never touched a golf club or basketball before, it’s not too late. Most adults who have never taken up a sport may think that they’ve missed their …

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It can be too easy to miss an important game, or to miss influential news about one of your favorite teams. Jason Borrevik, lifelong sports fan, finds that one of the best ways to keep up to date on the news in your …

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Successful organizations achieve great results mainly due to how people in the company work together behind the scenes. With great leaders, companies are able to create, innovate, and flourish. How leaders manage both …

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Productivity levels depend on how one manages his time throughout the day. Whereas being busy is different from being productive, it’s important to maximize the hours in a day to accomplish tasks that matter in achieving …

Jason Borrevik holds a BA in Economics from the University of Oregon as well as a JD from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining Compensia, Jason worked as a senior associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He worked in the executive compensation and benefits group, assisting technology companies with matters related to compensation. He also worked as a legal intern for the Oakland Rangers during law school.

Jason transitioned to Compensia in 2005 after hearing about the company from former colleagues. He was immediately intrigued by the company, which was still in early stages. At Compensia, Jason’s clients include both companies that are in pre-IPO stages and mature, publicly-traded companies. Jason offers his clients creative and thoughtful solutions tailored individually to their situation.

RSUs at Private Companies

A restricted stock unit (RSU) is a form of compensation that gives an employee the right to receive underlying company shares after satisfying the applicable ...

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Why You Need a Compensation Consultant

Private and public technology and life science companies commonly seek the advice of an independent advisor on key executive, Board, or ...

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Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

Jason Borrevik, a Principal at Compensia, states that technology and life science companies that are considering an IPO should consider a wide range of compensation ...

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Executive Severance & Change of Control

Severance and change of control protections provide a limited group of executives and key employees with cash and equity-based rights ...