Jon Bond
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  • "Jon has been at the leading edge of marketing and advertising for decades. No one in that arena has more insight or foresight."
    -Tim Forbes, Chairman Forbes Digital

  • "Jon Bond is one of the sharpest marketing minds I've met. He knows everyone, converses in all the right jargon dialects, and sees the big picture behind all the nuances and details."
    -Brendan Eich, Brendan Eiche, Co-Founder of Mozilla Firefox & Creator of Java Script

  • "Jon Bond has distinguished himself as an iconic figure not only in Advertising but in new media and new technology. He is witty engaging wickedly smart and imparts an aura of fun wherever he goes. "
    -David Bell, Interpublic CEP

  • "Jon has an insightful, original and provocative view of where our world of brand marketing and content is headed. He has a wonderful ability to share his visionary thinking in an inspiring and entertaining way. His audience will leave with new ideas and perspectives that will make a difference in their businesses."
    -Laura Ling, Former CEO of Time, Inc. and Digitas/Razorfish

Jon Bond

Jon Bond is one of the advertising and marketing industry's visionaries and thought leaders. Jon co-founded Kirshenbaum & Bond, who was credited with creating the modern integrated agency. Kirshenbaum & Bond is cited as the original "word of mouth" agency, which was its initial positioning at its inception in the late 1980s.

Jon helped build the company into one of the largest independent agency networks in the world. Kirshenbaum & Bond's assets included the digital agency Dotglu, Media Kitchen, Lime Promotions (who invented the "pop-up store"), and VMM, a digital media buying/technology shop. Billings exceeded $1B at the time the agency was sold to MDC in late 2009, and clients included a who's who of brand leaders in virtually every sector: BMW, Citi, Capital One, Avon, Target, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria's Secret, Kao brands, Revlon, Estee Lauder, Cisco, Keds, Verizon, Snapple, Wyndham hotels, Delta, Netjets, Meow Mix, Wendy's, IHOP, AT&T, Diageo, LVMH, and Abbott Labs.

Currently, Jon is Chief Tomorroist at Tomorro LLC, a holding company and 'value accelerator' for digital marketing and media properties such as recently acquired Blackbook magazine, ad fraud detection company White Ops, and ROI optimization tool, Promodity.

Previously, Jon was CEO of Big Fuel, the second largest social media agency in the world. Big Fuel's clients included all divisions of GM, Microsoft, Sheraton, Philips, T-Mobile, and AB InBev.

In 2010, Jon was voted number four in Adweek's Executive of the Decade poll.

Jon has served on the board of the AAAA, the Ad Council, Advertising Week, and was chairman of Worldwide Partners, the 10th largest global agency network with offices in 63 countries. Jon has appeared on 20/20, The Today Show, CNN, and has been a regular guest blogger for The Huffington Post. He also co-authored Under the Radar, which has now been published in five languages.

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