Jon Williams

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Chief Technology Officer
Location New York, New York, United States
Introduction Jon started this blog as an opportunity to share his technology management experience with a wider audience. Jon is technology advisor in NYC. Jon's past experience as a technology executive / CTO includes Experian CheetahMail, iVillage / NBC Universal, Kaplan, Grey Healthcare, Time Warner, Scholastic, Flat World Knowledge, Oxygen Media, News Corporation, CDnow, 24/7 Media and Bigfoot Interactive. Jon was born in Australia, and moved permanently to the USA in 1986. In 2000, Jon co-founded the New York CTO Club, a non-profit professional organization, which provides a monthly forum for 80+ technology leaders from many of New York’s best-known companies to share strategies and ideas in a collaborative and collegial environment. Jon is also a mentor in Columbia University’s Executive Masters in Technology Management program, where he helps students present technology plans to business stakeholders. In 2008 he was named one of Infoworld’s top 25 CTOs.
Interests Acoustic Guitar, Live Music, Stand-up Paddle Surfing, Tennis
Favorite Movies Star Wars: episodes 1 thru 6
Favorite Music Paul Kelly, Crowded House, Beatles, Beck, Bell & Sebastian, Decemberists, Andrew Bird
Favorite Books Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond, A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson, Harry Potter: books 1 through 7 by JK Rowlin