Board Director, AppGuard
Aside from his duties as Board Director of AppGuard, LLC., Jon serves as CEO of KeepTree, Inc. In that capacity, Jon has overseen the development of the web and mobile applications of the KeepTree platform, established partnerships with the National Basketball Association, Sony Corporation, World Wrestling Entertainment, and various parts of the U.S. Military. Jon has also recruited top executives from the United States and Japan to serve as full time executives, Advisory Board Members, and Board Directors.
Jon is also currently the Chairman of Big Media Holdings, LLC, a global producer and distributor of entertainment content providing content to the world’s biggest names in broadcasting – including DirecTV, Sky Broadcasting, Tokyo Broadcasting Systems, Dish Network, Channel 1 Russia, and many others. Big Media produces 4 new television series each year, distributes more than 70 series, and has offices in New York, London, Milan, and Prague.
Jon was the founder and CEO of Defiance Distribution in 2000, sold to Bellrock Media, an Intel Capital portfolio company. Founder and CEO of Consortium Entertainment Management, Inc. in 2000, a company set up to bring professional baseball players from Japan to the U.S. major leagues. Successfully brought Kazuhisa Ishii to the L.A. Dodgers, and Shingo Takatsu to the Chicago White Sox, then helped establish a long term partnership with the largest talent agency in Japan to continue bringing players to the U.S.
Jon serves on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs, and is a member of JINSA’s Homeland Security Committee. Jon is also the founder, and Chairman Emeritus of the Fuel For Truth organization, a national Israel advocacy organization recognized by the U.S. congress in 2007. Jon recently joined the Interfaith Board of Governors of the Eagles Wings Ministries. In 2013 Jon founded the 360 Recovery program, designed to help returning U.S. military veterans recover from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Jon graduated from SUNY Buffalo in 1993, and received his Juris Doctorate degree Brooklyn Law School in 1998, and is a member of the New York State Bar.