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General Information
BirthplaceBirmingham, MI


University of Michigan 1991
Mechanical Engineering
Havard University, MBA 1996

Current Companies

Co-Founder, CEO

Former Companies

Web Presences


Jon Elvekrog

Jon is the CEO and co-founder of 140 Proof, the leading social advertising company. Along with his co-founder, Jon developed the patented Proof Interest Graph content matching technology to harness the data of the social stream to more accurately deliver interesting content to customers.

Jon is proven leader in the technology space with experience in start-up, turnaround and growth stage companies. Before founding 140 Proof, Jon held senior executive engineering, marketing and sales positions at some of the world’s leading technology companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and TIBCO, as well as internet success stories like LinkExchange. Jon has an engineering degree, with honors, from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Harvard University.

Recent Milestones

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    Jon Elvekrog — 140 Proof closes $2.5m Series B (4/28/11)
    Posted 8/7/13 at 8:52am via
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    Jon Elvekrog — 140 Proof Social Advertising Product Launch ... $2m fundraise from Founders Fund, BlueRun Ventures, Ron Conway among others (1/20/10)
    Posted 8/7/13 at 8:50am via
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    Jon Elvekrog added a position as Co-Founder, CEO at 140 Proof. (7/1/09)
    Posted 1/15/10 at 10:20pm
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    Jon Elvekrog added a position as CEO at Plus 1.
    Posted 11/21/09 at 5:33pm
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    Jon Elvekrog added a position as CEO at Top Fans.
    Posted 4/20/09 at 1:21pm



Bloomberg Interest Graph is Social Data

Added: 10/7/13

CNBC Social Advertising Interview

Added: 10/7/13

Bloomberg: Social is Made for Mobile Advertising

Added: 10/1/13

MediaPost Summit Panel

Added: 10/7/13


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