GM, SVP of Product Development & Merchandising, Grove Collaborative
Jon has over 20 years in the consumer product space, ranging from food and home furnishings to housewares and consumer packaged goods. His career started in the kitchens of fine dining restaurants before making the transition to the retail world primarily at William Sonoma. He has a passion for how things are made and has spent countless hours inside hundreds of factories in more than 20 countries trying to further his understanding of how to bring innovation to product development. At Grove Collaborative, he leads all aspects of Physical Goods, both in Grove’s Owned Brands as well as 3rd party partnerships. This includes not only development but procurement, supply chain and the company’s sustainability functions. Grove has an eye on bringing sustainable innovation to the CPG space and Jon focuses on making sure Grove achieves those goals.