Jon TotaFounder & CEO, Knowledgelink
For over twenty years, Jon Tota has established himself as a pioneer in online education for corporate training. He began his career on Wall Street in sales and technology positions at PaineWebber and UBS, then as a business analyst to many of the largest firms in financial services. Jon co-founded Edulence in 2002 to develop online training solutions for corporate educators and now spends his time focused on discovering the best experts and helping them turn their knowledge into online subscription products. Jon recently founded and is Creative Director of Syntax + Motion – a production company focused on creating these interactive knowledge products for thought leaders.
Jon offers a unique perspective on the topics of skills-based online education and the production of effective knowledge products. Under his direction, his companies have been named to the Inc. 5000 list multiple times and earned recognition as a Webby Award Honoree, Davey Award Winner and Internet Advertising Competition Award for Best Insurance Website. Today, Jon can be found online hosting the popular weekly podcast show ‘Learning Life with Jon Tota’ interviewing top experts from around the world.
Outside of his businesses, Jon previously served 2 years on the board of directors for Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) New York City chapter as the Learning Chair, currently serves on the EO Global Virtual Learning Committee directing their global learning platform and is a founding Board Member of Million Dollar Women – a company focused on helping women entrepreneurs build profitable businesses and raise the funding they need for scalable growth.