Jonathan first met Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 2000 and finally accepted a job at their company the third time they offered it, more than two years later. He served as Senior Vice President at Google and ran the Google product team until April 2011. In that role, he oversaw the design, development, and evolution of Google’s products for consumers, advertisers, and partners. He helped develop the company’s hiring processes and was influential in setting its communications and marketing practices. Today Jonathan is an advisor to Alphabet management. He is the author, along with Eric Schmidt, of the New York Times best-selling book “How Google Works” and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller and New York Times Bestseller “Trillion Dollar Coach.”
Prior to joining Google, Jonathan ran products and services at Excite@Home, managed the eWorld product line for Apple Computer, and directed product marketing for Knight Ridder Information Services. Jonathan holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree with honors in economics from Claremont McKenna College, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.