Jonathan Blaine biography

Jonathan is a growth-minded, roll-up-the-sleeves, customer-centric Business and Marketing executive with over 15 years worth of successes in improving corporate performance and value via change management, marketing and operations. He is an integrated marketing evangelist and diplomatic change manager with proven consumer and B2B marketing and sales results. His positions have been with Fortune 100, private equity and non-profit organizations in the telecommunications and higher education fields with Comcast, Verizon Wireless, Golden Key International Honour Society and Cequel III. Jonathan has a vast and successful track record of improving results by increasing sales, developing products and markets, and managing significant cost reductions with organizations including Golden Key International Honour Society, Comcast Corporation, Verizon Wireless and Cequel III / Suddenlink. He has had full P&L accountability throughout the past decade and has managed staff and vendors locally and globally. His collaborative management style has significantly added to his success.

Mr. Blaine achieved a Master of Business Administration - Management & Strategy and Bachelor of Science - Marketing Management from award-winning nonprofit Western Governors University, which is on Fast Company business magazine's "World's Top 50 Most Innovative Companies 2013" list, amongst Apple, Nike, Ford Motor Company and Amazon.

Along with professional involvement in the American Marketing Association and local chapters in Toronto and Washington DC, the DC Ad Club and the Direct Marketing Association Atlanta chapter, Jonathan has been active in numerous volunteer activities, including the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games where he helped ensure telecom and video systems continued to broadcast from several venues, Rotary International, and community television. Born in Canada and a naturalized US Citizen, he has traveled extensively around the globe for both business and pleasure, and has had his passports stamped in places including Sweden, the UK, Russia, Ukraine, Norway, Denmark, The Netherlands and Germany.