Business Manager, CaptionMate
As Business Manager for CaptionMate Jon is involved with the company’s product development, sales and strategy. With over 17 years of experience developing products for individuals with hearing loss, Jon previously served as CSO for Bellman & Symfon where he set up North American operations for the Swedish based company. For the eight years prior Jon served as Director of Sales for Clarity Products LLC and Sr. Product Manager for Plantronics where he successfully brought one of the first IPCTS (Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service) phones to market. Jon worked for the State of Florida’s Equipment Distribution Program and was responsible for expanding services for individuals with disabilities in Florida, California, Canada and the VA (Veterans Administration). Jon is a Certified Product Manager (PCM III) and fluent in ASL (American Sign Language). He is an avid motorcycle rider and has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) from Florida State University.