Jon Bonanno makes people smile, enables them to thrive, challenges himself and ones near him to be the most and engages in a real way.
Through his outgoing and charismatic personality, Jon leads by example. Initially as a founder and operator of several successful start-ups in Internet billing, wireless streaming and community network marketing (now called social media :-)), he currently invests in, develops and operates cleantech and new media companies. With a clear objective of positive global impact, Jon strives to work with the best people on projects that allow all participants to achieve elegantly and exercise their personal skills at a level of mastery that continues to improve.
Building culture and learning into all aspects of his life, a central compass of purpose guides him towards betterment of the world we all live in. Whether through removing fossil fuel from our energy mix with low-cost and reliable renewable energy sources, developing new business models to empower the general public to benefit from the shifting energy infrastructure or engaging in a dialog of web 2.0 impact/call to action, he leads with integrity, creativity and vision. At the core, is a belief that capitalism is one of the exceptional levers that can be used to improve health, environment, politics and general well-being for multitudes of people. It must be profitable, to be truly sustainable.