Prior to joining Patch, Jon was the President & COO of Polar Capital Group, a private investment company focused on the media, technology and sports sectors. Prior to Polar, Jon served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Portals Division of InterActiveCorp (IAC). Prior to IAC, Jon was the Senior Vice President and member of the Executive Committee at Ask Jeeves as well as the first employee and Chief Operating Officer of Interactive Search Holdings, which was purchased by Ask Jeeves in 2004. Jon started his career at the National Basketball Association where he held various marketing and operations positions and where he established NBA Canada and launched the raptors and Grizzlies franchises.
Jon's two non-work passions are his family and singing. He can frequently be found at a museum or zoo with his wife Heidi and children Caylin and Logan, and very occasionally at an open mic or karaoke night.
Jon graduated, cum laude, from Bowdoin College. He sits on the Board of the Directors of the Online Publishing Association and is a Director of Action America.