Founder & CEO, SIM Partners
An Internet marketing industry veteran with more than a decade of experience, Jon’s passion for technology and marketing has driven innovative marketing strategies and produced significant ROI for multiple Fortune 1000 companies. Jon's broad understanding of the space includes all facets of Internet marketing, technology, web analytics, web video, research and tracking tools.
As Founder & CEO of SIM Partners, Jon manages all day-to-day operations, business and product development, sales and marketing, partnerships and strategic direction for the firm. SIM Partners’ Velocity platform, a software-as-a-service solution, empowers national brands with hundred or thousands of locations to maximize social, local search, and mobile marketing efforts at the local level through automation and scalability to dominate local search results and listings.
Before founding SIM Partners in 2006, as Co-CEO of Proceed Interactive (1997-2005), Jon built the firm from start-up to an early search marketing leader. While at Proceed, Jon's business acumen resulted in an impressive portfolio of more than 50 customers, including General Motors, Wells Fargo, Omni Hotels, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Kaplan (Score! Educational Centers), and Great Expectations. In 2005, Jon joined industry leader iCrossing as the Director of Client Services for the Central Region where he managed a team responsible for a roster of blue chip, Fortune 1000 clients.