As a senior leader of international 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 in the technology, energy, real estate, consumer products, travel, non-profit, and healthcare industries. Jon has lead transformational projects ranging from market-changing strategy engagements to global software implementations.
Jon’s deep consulting background includes experience at IBM, Oracle, and Lodestone Management Consultants (now Infosys) where he led teams designing and delivering ERP, master data management (MDM), and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for Fortune 1000 clients. He has worked with pharmaceutical industry clients including Amgen and Novartis to implement innovative, compliance-focused technologies. Working with PepsiCo Mr. Walton led a team delivering an enterprise data management solution in support of their global ERP upgrade. At Rimini Street, he led the rapid growth of the business unit delivering a revolutionary ERP software maintenance and support model to a global client base. Throughout his career, Mr. Walton has successfully led innovative, strategic, technology-supported initiatives for clients including American Airlines, Hilton, McKesson, Staples, Heinz, and McKesson.
From experience, Jon knows that the success of every new initiative, goal, or project requires effective collaboration. Deep innovation demands an inclusive approach, and Jon’s creative thinking and ability to align culture, vision, and performance to ignite action and produce outcomes accelerates success.