CEO The Landing, MediaCityUK
Jon is CEO at The Landing MediaCityUK heading up a groundbreaking technology and business innovation hub housing over 110 companies. The Landing is a unique environment and a driver of digital collaboration across Manchester and other UK clusters. In 2016 The Landing contributed £89m GVA to the UK digital economy.
In addition Jon has helped set up and shape a new education institution at MediaCityUK – the University Technical College (for 14-19 yr old students) – which opened in Sept 2015.
In 2009-10 as Director of MediaCityUK for the University of Salford he spearheaded the fit-out and technology platform of the University’s iconic new digital campus.
With a background in Creative Direction and Production Jon has successfully delivered a multitude of national and international film and rich media projects for such clients as The Home Office, The British Council, Unesco, BBC, CBS and Shanghai World Expo amongst many others. His detailed knowledge and expertise spans broadcast, post-production, interactive and advertising.