Jonathan is Vice President, Platform Strategy and Business Development for CenturyLink, leading cloud and managed services platform strategy, business development, commercial modeling and M&A for CenturyLink. Prior to Savvis, Jonathan was SVP of WW Business Development at Joyent, an innovative cloud computing company based in San Francisco. Before Joyent, Jonathan held various positions with Verizon leading teams designing complex hosting, managed services and outsourcing solutions for commercial and government customers. Jonathan joined Verizon by way of acquisition when Verizon/MCI acquired Totality where he was VP of Alliance Development. Prior to Totality, Jonathan was VP of Strategic Alliances for Exodus Communications where he led a global team responsible for system integrator and technology partner alliances.
Jonathan holds a B.A. in History from Miami University, a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property and Technology Law from Washington University School of Law. Jonathan recently co-authored, with Professor Neil Richards, The Three Paradoxes of Big Data (Stanford Law Review Online 2013) and Big Data Ethics (Wake Forest Law Review 2014). Jonathan is now co-authoring, with Professor Richards, a book chapter called "Big Data and the Future for Privacy" published in a handbook of research on digital transformations.