Jon joined Zone in 2005, and as managing director and subsequently CEO, led the growth of the agency from a small team in Camden to an award-winning international operation. Following the acquisition of Zone by Cognizant in 2017, he has taken a new role as chief client officer, building on a 20-year career leading major digital projects on both the client and agency-side. He started his career at the Guardian, before joining lastminute.com and then running the digital communications for London’s successful bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games. An industry thought leader and regular commentator on content, digital strategy and business transformation, he was named Digital Leader of the Year in 2014 and features in the BIMA Hot 100 list of the individuals shaping the UK’s digital industries.
Strange but true:
Jon once sat in the audience for a recording of the Jerry Springer Show in Chicago.