RadicalMedia creates some of the world’s most innovative content across all platforms of media. Originally renowned for its commercial and advertising success, it has transformed and grown to develop, produce, and distribute television, feature films, music programming, live events, digital content and design.
As the founding Chairman and CEO of RadicalMedia, Jon has developed, produced and distributed award-winning projects in almost every conceivable media. Jon has long identified the fluidity of the line between advertising and entertainment, and its ever-expanding entertainment division is a solution to a changing media landscape. Over time, RadicalMedia has become a leader in the realm of branded content. In conjunction with the design, digital, and integrated strategic marketing teams, the company works closely with agency, network, and brand partners to integrate their visions into the DNA of the content RadicalMedia creates.
Beyond his work as CEO, Jon is a producer and executive producer of groundbreaking projects. Among its major achievements, RadicalMedia has been recognized for producing multiple award-winning projects including the Academy Award and Independent Spirit Award for the documentary The Fog of War; and a Grammy for the Concert for George. This past year, RadicalMedia produced the Academy Award and Emmy-nominated HBO documentary Paradise Lost 3 and the Emmy-nominated A&E documentary following Paul Simon's Graceland journey, Under African Skies. RadicalMedia recently finished production on Ron Howard’s first documentary feature, and wrapped the 6th season of Iconoclasts on the Sundance Channel. Always embracing new platforms for distribution of its content, this year RadicalMedia launched its first YouTube channel THNKR, offering viewers extraordinary access to the people, stories, and ideas that are transforming the world.
Aside from his professional duties and prolific production credits, Jon is on the Board of Trustees of the Rhode Island School of Design, and has recently has been appointed to the Board of the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. He has continuously fostered RadicalMedia’s work with numerous organizations and public service initiatives, including RED, ONE, and Conservation International. RadicalMedia was a recipient of the Smithsonian’s National Design Award, and in 2012 Jon accepted Mayor Bloomberg’s Made in New York Award.