Jon serves as Board Member, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder of Venuetize, the leading mobile technology and advanced e-commerce platform for the sports, hospitality, and entertainment industries. Jon’s background spans 35+ years of experience in the satellite, sports, media & entertainment, and telecom industries, with an emphasis on building competitive and profitable businesses. Prior to Venuetize, Jon founded Vubiquity (Avail Media/Avail-TVN), where he held key executive roles, including COO and Chief Corporate Development Officer. At Vubiquity, he was responsible for all mergers & acquisitions (the company executed six in seven years), global strategy, development of new market verticals, expansion into new territories (the company operates in 30 countries), and held accountability for $250M in annual revenue.
Jon began his career with Hughes Television Network, where he was responsible for the delivery of sports programming from venues to primary rights holders for all of the major sports leagues. Jon has also held senior positions at BT Broadcast Services – first as GM for North and South America, and later as Head of Global Commercial Sales — and was President of Intelsat’s Media and Entertainment division.
What is your favorite sports team? As a native Bostonian, I maintain my love for New England sports, but my favorite players are my five children – and I follow their teams avidly.