strategies for social change


Learn more about Jon's speaking engagements through Historypin, Hi-res images to the left, short bio below, and long bio page here

Short Bio:

Based in New Orleans, Jon is the Director of  Shift Inc (US), part of a global non-profit that designs consumer products and builds social ventures to help solve social problems. He is also Strategic Partnerships Director for Historypin, where more than 4,000 cultural heritage organizations are working to strengthen communities through intergenerational and intercultural storytelling and local history.

Jon co-founded the International Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives & Museum Summit in 2011 to help build an open ecosystem of historical data across libraries, archives, and museums worldwide. In 2016, he co-founded the Cultural Heritage and Social Change Summit to bring together cultural heritage professionals to address issues of cultural equity in our collective narrative of history.