As a senior leader of global teams and projects, Jon has advanced innovation and inspired pivotal shifts at startups, non-profits, and Fortune 500 firms worldwide. Jon’s passion for engaged, productive teams has steered his course between budding business ventures and positions at IBM and Oracle where he traveled the globe working with clients on strategic initiatives.
He is an experienced program leader with a background building, leading, and supporting diverse teams delivering global strategy and technology projects. With expertise in program management, enterprise software, and strategy operationalization, Jon is skilled at leading transformative initiatives for global organizations. He is known for his expertise and ability to enable the power of multicultural teams to solve problems and innovate at the highest levels.
Jon graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and earned his MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has launched successful real estate and technology ventures, is a Certified SCRUM Master, and an IBM Certified Senior Managing Consultant. He is a trainer through the Ken Blanchard Leadership program. He has served several terms as the chairman of the board of directors for Colorado community radio station, KGNU. Jon is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Global Dialogue Project, a not-for-profit engaging people in dialogue to solve wicked problems.
When Jon is not working he spends time with his family, hosts a weekly radio show, and connects with his inner child by riding a bike.