Jon is the Director of Strategy & Assessment at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a grantmaking organization supporting civic innovation, journalism and media innovation, and the arts. He oversees research and evaluation initiatives, including studying trends in civic tech and local media innovation, and manages the foundation’s efforts to strengthen social sector data infrastructure. He serves as a board member for DataKind and Media Impact Funders. Prior to joining Knight, Jon was a consultant at Mission Measurement where he partnered with grantmakers and nonprofits to measure their impact and adopt data-driven strategies. Previously, he was a business services consultant in the media practice at IBM. He graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in applied economics.