Jon Goldman

Managing Partner, Skybound

Jon Goldman

Managing Partner, Skybound

Biography

As Managing Partner for Skybound Entertainment, Jon is focused on new businesses initiatives for the company.He has an extensive knowledge of emerging technologies and the confluence of content. He co-founded Skybound’s interactive division which developed and produced the company’s highly successful games including: Scopely’s The Walking Dead: Road to Survival and Overkill’s The Walking Dead.

In addition to his guiding role at Skybound, Jon is a Venture Partner at Greycroft Partners. Greycroft is a venture capital investment company focused on high tech and innovative business startups. In this capacity he is an advisor to several startups and a board member of the largest children’s participatory philanthropy program in the US. Previously, Jon served as board member and CEO for two portfolio companies of Jerusalem Venture Partners in videogames and online video.

He was a Founder, Chairman and CEO of Foundation 9 Entertainment, the largest independent videogame developer in the world with 11 studios and 1000 employees, ultimately selling the company in 2006. Jon started his career at a boutique investment bank focused on US-Asia strategic deals.

Goldman attended Harvard and graduated magna cum laude in Asian Studies, Phi Beta Kappa, as well as the University of Kyoto and an entrepreneurial management program at UCLA Anderson School.

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