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Vice president of executive development and global head of EMC University

Jon is an instructor at Harvard Extension School, where he teaches graduate-level courses in business strategy and behavioral economics. He is also an instructor for Harvard’s Professional Development Programs. Previously, Jon was vice president of executive development and global head of EMC University for EMC Corporation, an 80,000-employee technology company.

Prior to joining EMC, Jon was the co-founder of Wilson|Alan, a consulting firm specializing in executive development and strategic alignment. As managing director of that firm, Jon designed and led development initiatives for senior executives at major technology, media, financial services, retail, health, manufacturing, and transportation companies.

Before focusing on business leadership development, Jon was a strategy consultant for fifteen years with Temple, Barker & Sloane (now Oliver Wyman). As a vice president at that firm, Jon worked with both leading corporations and startup ventures to formulate and execute successful business strategies. He created the firm’s Patterns of Competition and Interactive Strategy Models practices.

Jon is a summa cum laude graduate of Harvard University. As a graduate student he was awarded both a National Science Foundation fellowship and the Harvard Business Economics fellowship.

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