Jon was appointed CEO at Y&R London (previously RKCR/Y&R) in December 2015 and has since led the successful pitches for both Chanel and the Premier League. Prior to this appointment, Jon served as the agency’s Chief Innovation Officer during which time he was responsible for securing the third retainer with the BBC, integrating Saint digital shop, and launching the tech start-up incubator, Spark Plug.
Previously, Jon was Managing Director of Agency.com and founded two of the UK’s leading digital agencies, Itraffic and Play. Jon has consulted for WPP and been a Master Class Speaker for the internationally renowned digital educator, Hyper Island. He has won many awards for leading global clients such as Fosters, Heineken and British Airways.
Y&R London (previously RKCR/Y&R) is an award-winning, full service creative agency and home to some of the nation’s biggest and best-loved brands such as the BBC, Premier League, TUI and Oxfam. We exist to create ideas that embed brands in mainstream culture for the unfair commercial advantage of our clients. We call this Cultural Capital – we create it, measure it and prove it pays