Jon Blotner

Boston, Massachusetts, US

President at Gemvara
Jon's Skills
Business Development
Fundraising
Marketing
Background

About Jon

Worked with senior clients in the technology and media industries on their most critical challenges to identify key issues and develop/implement solutions; duties include project/team management, client management, presentation delivery, financial analysis, and primary/secondary research; select projects detailed below:
• Managed 5-person team responsible for developing and implementing digital and eCommerce strategy at large US-based multi-channel retailer; led identification, valuation, and prioritization of new whitespace digital opportunities (e.g., acquisition of various e-properties, development of unique mobile applications, etc.)
• Worked with global tech firm to define product strategy across suite of hardware, software, & cloud offerings in both B2B & B2C; led multiple workshops across business areas to identify & prioritize key opportunity areas;
• Helped lead team at $15B+ Telecom company to redefine brand post-merger; oversaw initiative to model EBITDA impact of various potential brand initiatives; created implementation roadmap and presented to CEO
• Worked with Chief Marketing Officer at a $6B CPG to define its brand, identify opportunities for brand extension and develop a marketing strategy which was successfully implemented across the company

Led global business development and sales team to achieve largest revenue gains across 40 other practice areas in organization.


Work Experience

President and Board Member

Gemvara

November 2014 - December 2016