Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area now in Los Angeles, Jon began his Pro Tools career in 1995 in the Technical Support Dept. of Digidesign, then headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. During his 4 years in Digidesign Tech Support, he supported the entire Digidesign Product line and specialized in Pro Tools, AudioVision and Masterlist CD. The training required to support AudioVision included in depth Avid Media Composer training where he earned a Media Composer ACSR (Avid Certified Support Rep) Certificate. He quickly became immersed into the the Post Production world.
In 1999, Jon moved South to Los Angeles into a Digidesign Sales position, Product Specialist, where his music and Post experience was a logical fit for the Los Angeles Pro Tools market. His responsibilities included demo’s, clinics, training, support and consulting Los Angeles and U.S. based Avid/Digidesign resellers as well as end users.
In 2008, Jon formed Pro Tools Services, his own company, providing Pro Tools Training Support & Installation services to the Los Angeles Pro Tools community.
In 2011, while still an Avid/Digidesign employee, Jon moved into the Avid Education Dept. where he became an Avid Certified Pro Tools Master Instructor. His responsibilities included training & certifying Instructors at new and existing Avid Learning Partners (from local high schools to USC, UCLA, NYU, Berklee School of Music, etc.) worldwide. He also taught the Pro Tools 400 ACSR course (Avid Certified Support Rep) in Los Angeles & Boston but also Sydney, Tokyo, Beijing, Mexico City, etc.Other responsibilities included managing Pro Tools Certified Instructors, Pro Tools curriculum development, Pro Tools exam creation and maintenance.
In 2016, Jon left Avid and dove full time into his company, Pro Tools Services, where he continues to provide Pro Tools training, support, installations and upgrades in and out of Los Angeles.