Senior Vice President,
Global Marketing, Verimatrix
Jon Samsel is a marketing veteran, thought leader, and entrepreneur with three decades of experience working with leading brands such as Bank of America, Apple, and Ford. He founded two startups that had successful exits: RoadLoans, a direct-to-consumer auto finance lender incubated at Ford Motor Credit and acquired by Banco Santander, and Heardable, a brand analytics platform acquired by Hatcher, a leading Singapore-based accelerator. Jon has advised brands such as Hilton Hotels, DocDoc (healthtech), ApexPeak (fintech) and Dropsuite (SaaS backup). Early in his career, Jon worked as a Hollywood screenwriter, casting director and talent agent. Currently, Jon is SVP, Global Marketing at Verimatrix. Jon holds a B.A. from California State University, Fullerton. He is a published author, speaker and former writing instructor at UCLA and UC Irvine Extension.