Jon brings more than a decade of experience in advertising, entertainment and technology to his current role, leading Strategy & Partnerships at Vio Distribution, a music and video distribution company.  Prior to joining Vio, he served as the Creative Director at Gigya, Inc., a provider of social infrastructure to over 700 brands. In that role he helped design Gigya's identity management platform which currently reaches over 1.5 billion monthly users worldwide. He also guided creative on many of the earliest social ad campaigns for major brands including Walmart, Nike, MTV and Toyota. In 2009, Jon helped create one of the first live chat experiences on Facebook to promote the release of Avatar, which went on to become the highest grossing film of all time.    

Advisory Board Member, SharkReach  2015- Present |  San Francisco, CA

Strategy & Partnerships, Vio Distribution 2011 - Present |  San Francisco, CA

Creative Consultant, Dolls Kill  2013- Present |  San Francisco, CA

Creative Director, Gigya 2008-2010 |  Palo Alto, CA

Creative Consultant, Mobile Streams 2006-2007 |  Redwood City, CA

FounderParlay Films  2001-2006 | Philadelphia, PA

SPECIALIZATIONS:

Creative Direction, Digital Strategy, Advertising Campaigns, Corporate Partnerships, Music Licensing + Talent Acquisition, User Experience, User Interface, Graphic Design, Social Media, Domains, Photography, Videography, Video Editing, Photo Retouching