CEO, Mintel Americas
Jon moved to Chicago from the UK in 1998 to establish and lead the North American presence of Mintel, a global market intelligence agency. Today, with more than 350 employees across the Americas, Mintel provides consumer and market insights to hundreds of brands, agencies and academic institutions.
Jon also serves as president of the British American Business Council in Chicago (BABC). The BABC is a dynamic member-driven non-profit organization that fosters business relationships between the UK and the United States. Through its network, programs and events, the BABC helps entrepreneurs, companies, and organizations connect and succeed in the United States.
A keen biker and runner, Jon is also a passionate musician. He frequents the classes at the great Chicago music institution, Old Town School. Two teenage sons keep Jon abreast of video game culture.