Jon has 20 years experience in the trade show and conference market, having held senior roles in several global ventures. He is currently the head of events at The Economist. He was the CEO â€œSoftworldâ€, whose events counted JD Edwards, Microsoft, Oracle, CA, SAP and other major software vendors as exhibitors. Jon has also worked with Gartner, where he was responsible for international events, and United Business Media (formerly CMP), as VP of Enterprise Events.
Jon left United Business Media to start an event management company and successfully launched â€œIT Connectâ€ in 2007, an IT conference for the Midsize Enterprise.