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Primary Role
Co-Founder & CEO @
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1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
Location:
Denver
Website:
http://www.iterate.ai
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Person Details

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At Iterate Studio, Jon creates digital solutions for enterprise level clients. This usually involves discovering, curating and validating startup technologies in Europe, Asia and North America. Large organizations include retailers and well known brands, media and entertainment companies, governments, agriculture and energy companies, transportation companies and more.

Prior to Iterate, Jon was the founding CEO of eBags which grew for 8 years at a 34% CAGR (through early 2008, Jon’s departure). eBags, an innovator, wrote its own software to drop ship from ~400 warehouses (1999), accept ~1.4 million consumer reviews (1999), A/B split test website features (2000) and enter the UK / EU (2003). eBags also built and sold 6pm.com to Zappos, while running CaseLogic.com and TUMI.com in the US, UK, Germany and Japan. Today, Jon serves as eBags Chairman.

Between eBags and Iterate, Jon was CEO of UsingMiles (acquired 2013), an aggregator of 400 loyalty programs and meta-search for air-hotel. He’s advised many startups, including Runa (acquired by Staples, 2013).

Jon also sits on the following boards: Colorado Innovation Network and Eastern Europe’s premier Tech Accelerator, Happy Farm.

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Co-Founder & CEO

Nov, 2013 - Current   (almost 3 years)

Board

Jul, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Chairman, Advisory Board

Aug, 2011 - Current   (about 5 years)

Denver Facilitator (started FI in CO region)

Apr, 2009 - Current   (over 7 years)

Director, Chairman

May, 1998 - Current   (over 18 years)
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1998
Senior Director of Product Management, N. & S. America

Board & Advisor Roles (7)

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2012$250k / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (1)

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Past Event Appearances (1)

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