Jon Vein is an entrepreneur, civic leader and philanthropist. Jon co-founded and served as the CEO of MarketShare, a leading cloud-based, big data marketing analytics and software company. With eight offices around the world, MarketShare had a significant impact on allocating over $200 billion in marketing investments for more than half of the Fortune 50 companies. In 2016, after MarketShare was acquired by Neustar, Mr. Vein moved on to pursue other endeavors in the public and private sectors. In 2016 and 2017, Jon was recognized as one of the 500 Most Influential People in Los Angeles by The Los Angeles Business Journal, and he was a winner of the 2016 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Prior to MarketShare, Jon served as Chief Operating Officer of Michael Ovitz's AMG (Artists Management Group) and APG (Artists Production Group), overseeing all divisions, including talent, animation, sports, music, publishing and feature film production. Before joining AMG/APG, he was Chief Operating Officer of Film Roman, the premier independent animation production company in the United States.
An Emmy Award winner, Jon produced many film and television projects, including King of the Hill, The Simpsons, and the acclaimed Swimming with Sharks. Jon started his entertainment career as a founding partner of noted entertainment law firm Dern & Vein.
Jon serves on the boards of many other organizations, including the US Fund for UNICEF’s Southern California Region, the California Science Center and the California Cultural and Historic Endowment. Jon graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.S., double-majoring in Material Sciences and Engineering and Electrical Engineering-Computer Science with high honors, and received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School.