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Jon is the Managing Director of Cooper’s New York office. For more than 20 years, Jon has been immersed in the world of understanding people’s needs and creating products and experiences that make their lives easier. As a designer, Jon has focused on making every experience, including the product design process, as simple as possible.

Prior to joining Cooper, Jon founded the Catalyst Group in 1998, an NYC-based user experience design firm. At that time, the idea of a consulting firm focused on usability and interaction design was pretty new. For more than 16 years, Catalyst partnered with clients to design products that are closely aligned with the needs of their audiences. He has also worked at the renowned Australian usability firm The Hiser Group where he built and managed their Sydney practice. Before that, he worked at the computer manufacturer Digital Equipment Corporation as a human factors engineer in the Industrial Design department. Jon has a degree in Engineering Psychology from Tufts University and an MBA from Babson College.

Jon is an alternative 80's music fan.

Jon is a long-suffering, die hard, Boston Red Sox fan. 

He's played drums at CBGB's.

His favorite movie is The Big Lebowski.

See what Jon's been working on.

Creative Leadership

Engagement Lead

Jon likes to get his hands dirty and mix it up with clients and customers to design great experiences.

Business Development

Tactical Planning 

Jon collaborates with clients to strategize how Cooper can meet their goals.


Interaction Design

Jon shares all of his design tricks and tools as a lead teacher in this foundational class. 


2016 Interaction Awards Finalist, TrafficBridge.


He holds a design patent for a networking patch panel assembly. 

Teaching: NYU

Jon has taught a course on Information Architecture at NYU. 

Success Story


Becoming the market leader

Success Story


Whole-life care for kids, simplified

Success Story


Human-Centered Design in a rocket lab

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