Director of Emerging Technology
New York, USA
Jon Hackett manages the Emerging Technology practice at Nurun. He is responsible for identifying and driving emerging technology opportunities for Nurun clients, bringing innovative thinking into the creative process, educating teams on emerging technologies, leading prototype development, organizing hack-a-thons and general oversight of the emerging technology team. Previously, Jon was at Code and Theory as the Director of Creative Technology. Prior to that he was at R/GA for seven years where he managed the technology team for the Mobile and Social Platforms group. He served globally across all accounts as the agency’s technical expert on mobile and social application development. Jon has worked across a wide variety of industry verticals which included the following accounts; Ameriprise, Brown Foreman, Capital One, Comcast, Converse, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, MasterCard, Microsoft, NBC Universal, Nike, PWC, Seamless/Grub Hub, SC Johnson, Sirius XM, Tiffany & Co., Verizon and Walmart.