For 18 years, Jon's career spanned a series of General Manager and Division CIO roles at Microsoft, overseeing global IT transformation organizations and practices—focused on leveraging technology to its fullest potential to drive tangible business results and accomplish strategic objectives. During this period, he was a tireless champion of customer-centric thinking throughout the organization, driving a series of quality improvement, standardization, and change management initiatives for Microsoft’s Global IT organization.
More recently, at Alveraz & Marsal and Hitachi Data Systems, Jon led digital transformation roadmap development, with governance and organization change management support, to top organizations around the globe. In these roles, he managed major engagements across numerous Cloud based business sectors, working hand-in-hand with C-level leaders to help them align their operational and technology strategies, improving organizational competitiveness via intelligent technology investments. Jon also has a deep background in merger and acquisition planning, business development, business integrations, strategic planning, and business intelligence.
Jon earned his B.S. Degree from Central Washington University. He currently holds several technology-related patents currently in use within Microsoft's CRM product suite—and when not pursuing his professional passions, you'll find him enjoying the great outdoors and exploring the Pacific Northwest with his wife Karlynn and four daughters Chantelle, Paige, Makalia, and Maya.