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University of Colorado, BS 1985

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Jon Nordmark

Jon Nordmark is the Board Chairman of eBags Inc.

Prior to eBags, Jon spent eleven years at Samsonite, the world’s largest luggage company. He worked on projects in the United States, South America, Europe and Asia. During most of his time at Samsonite, Jon directed the research, design, development, marketing and lifecycles of products introduced into over 20 different distribution channels - from warehouse clubs to department stores to mass merchants and even military accounts.


Active in the Colorado’s community, Jon sits on the advisory board for the Deming Center of Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado.

He is also a board member of the Colorado Software and Internet Association. And in 1999, with a law firm and the Denver Mayor’s Office, he co-founded an annual event, Startup Basecamp. He continues to help organize this day-long educational summit which draws about 500 attendees each year.


Jon graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Business School at the University of Colorado in Boulder, 1985.


Jon has been president & CEO of eBags since 1998. He has been chairman since 2002.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Red Tricycle 11/2012Series A$1.5M9 11/2012Seed$250k3



ForresterResearch view of eBags early version of ratings and testimonials, as written in Groundswell (authors: Charlene Li, Josh Bernoff)

Added: 8/5/11


  1. Red Tricycle Raises $1.5M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  2. Rental Roost profile on Angelist ( [edit]
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