Testimonials

Jon is a highly effective leader of software delivery projects. He’s extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his craft. He is bright, reflective and utterly persistent, and great fun to have around. He is relentless in keeping the focus on the right stuff, driving to get things done and honing ways of working. In short he …

Continue reading James H, Head of BBC ID

James H, Head of BBC ID

Jon has an incredible passion and drive to ensure project flow is understood and progressed. He was always an excellent debate partner in working to pull out the best ideas and solutions to our problems, and once identified could take them forward and execute at a rapid pace. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Jon and …

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Charles H, Shazam CTO

I had the good fortune to work both directly and indirectly with Jon over an extended period at the BBC. He joined the User Activity Team at a challenging time and very much hit the ground running adding value from day 1. Following this he worked on a number of other teams for the BBC …

Continue reading Andy M, Dev Manager

Andy M, Dev Manager

Highly organised, very experienced and a rarely found deep understanding of Kanban and Agile methodologies. My kind of project manager! Highly respected by everyone at PingTune, massively improved processes & organisation during his time there. Caring of his colleagues and fun to be around (particularly if you like puns). I’d happily work with Jon again. …

Continue reading Rob B, CTO

Rob B, CTO

Jon was an excellent department head. He allowed workers to get on with their tasks and only got involved if the route ahead needed clearing for you. He has a very easy going approach to management yet maintained control of all the projects. I would have no problem accepting contracts with Jon managing them in the …

Continue reading Mark G, Lead Developer

Mark G, Lead Developer

It was a pleasure working with Jon. He works excellently in both a development, and mentoring role. In a demanding multinational development team Jon’s ability to communicate, and disseminate knowledge and requirements was critical. He has a quick mind and can grasp how a platform works down to its roots. Ross M, Software Architect 02/03/2009

Ross M, Software Architect

I worked on several high profile website projects with Jon (IT/R&D dept). He continuously impressed me with his abilities to oversee complex technology issues, extracting the core to-do’s and acting as a motivator for the whole team to get the job done. Also, he was often the person to ask the right questions up front …

Continue reading Emmanuel S, Head of Project Management

Emmanuel S, Head of Project Management

While working with Jon I reported to him in a number of capacities. Firstly as my line manager and lead front-end developer, then also as a technical project manager. In either role, his technical knowledge, attention to detail and commitment to getting it done right were second to none. No sooner had I joined VNU …

Continue reading Adam H, Front-end Dev

Adam H, Front-end Dev

Jon was an excellent department head. He allowed workers to get on with their tasks and only got involved if the route ahead needed clearing for you. He has a very easy going approach to management yet maintained control of all the projects. I would have no problem accepting contracts with Jon managing them in the …

Continue reading Ian M, VP Marketing

Ian M, VP Marketing

In the relatively short time that Jon has been at the BFI he has implemented significant positive change in processes and team working. He achieves an excellent balance between managing with attention to detail and at the same time allowing his reports the freedom to work out solutions to problems themselves. He has been a …

Continue reading Iain D, Dev Manager

Iain D, Dev Manager

I worked with Jon on a big project in our company, and after this experience I am sure Jon is the best project manager I have ever worked with. He integrated all the processes in a very short time, and he was able to find solutions for every issue that arose. He understood the industry …

Continue reading Feda M, International Development Manager

Feda M, International Development Manager

Jon is a highly gifted individual who is both bright and funny. After joining JustGo he quickly demonstrated his excellent organisational and coaching skills, and started to gradually improve our existing processes. Jon also has excellent communication skills and is very able at leading discussions and helping the team to reach agreement. Overall, working with …

Continue reading Jarek S, VP Engineering

Jarek S, VP Engineering

Within a few days Jon can understand a company and a team, and provide great workflow optimisations that save the business both time and money. His personality is amazing; very analytical, always asking the right questions at the right time. His past experience as a teacher is a real plus, and makes him stand out …

Continue reading Fry F, Product Manager

Fry F, Product Manager

Jon is an extraordinary project manager. The minute he joined our team our productivity increased substantially. He knows when to stick to the official methodology, and when flexibility is needed. He is very aware of the importance of good intra-team communication, getting the appropriate level of detail in task definitions, and how to track projects …

Continue reading Carles A, Lead Front-end Dev

Carles A, Lead Front-end Dev

It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Jon. He has a keen eye to identify opportunities for improvement and once he has his eyes set on such opportunities, he leaves no stone unturned until results have been achieved. He casts a meticulous eye over multiple projects and teams while fulfilling multiple roles. He …

Continue reading Pooja B, QA Manager

Pooja B, QA Manager

Jon and I worked closely together while we were working in BBC. I have always found Jon to be well organised and always ahead of the game. Genuinely enthusiastic, he is motivated and motivating to all members of the team – be they technical, management or client. Jon’s optimistic attitude is contagious and serves to …

Continue reading Aditi A, Dev Manager

Aditi A, Dev Manager

Jon is one of the best project managers I have worked with. He is incredibly passionate, efficient, focussed and driven to achieve the best results. He understands the team dynamics very well and gets on really well not only with the team but the stakeholders as well. He understands the project management methodologies in great …

Continue reading Nidhi J, Dev Lead

Nidhi J, Dev Lead
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