Prior to founding Jon Oliver & Associates (JO&A), Jon had over 20 years progressive line management achievements in market-leading manufacturing companies based in the U.S., Canada, and England, three of which had multinational operations. His responsibilities included product management, marketing management (to the V.P. level), and business unit management. Jon holds an MA in Economics and a BS in Natural Sciences (Chemistry major; Metallurgy & Biochemistry minors) from Cambridge University, England. He also holds certifications in Creative Leadership, Patents & Licensing, Business Management, Marketing & Sales Management.
Jon currently serves on the Board of the Institute of Management Consultants, Philadelphia Chapter. He was previously Chapter President (2004-2006).
Jon Oliver is the Principal of Jon Oliver & Associates (JO&A), founded in 1997. Our firm focuses on helping manufacturing, engineering and science-based companies with innovative business direction and marketing strategy that has a direct and lasting impact on their bottom line. We help these businesses to analyze, plan and work their way out of problem situations, or to develop strategies and programs to help them grow.
Also, our marketing and business strategy capabilities have resulted in many organizations asking us to do strategic marketing research for them.