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Jon Goldman

Jon Goldman serves as Co-Chairman at Skybound Entertainment, the multi-platform entertainment company creating awesome content across comic books, TV, film, video games, interactive, podcast, merchandise, and beyond. Skybound is well known as the intellectual property holder of The Walking Dead, Invincible, Impact Winter, and over 150 more award winning IPs.

Jon’s roots lie heavily in video game venture capital, having started his career at a boutique investment bank focused on US-Asia strategic deals. He brings more than two decades of experience in videogames to Skybound, where he focuses on corporate development and general leadership. Jon has been instrumental in securing capital for the company through innovative approaches like Regulation A+, Kickstarter, and traditional venture investment.

In addition to his role at Skybound, Jon runs two early-stage funds in the videogame and VR gaming areas - Tower 26 VC and GC VR Gaming Tracker Fund. He has also served as a Board Partner at Greycroft and Jerusalem Venture Partners.

Jon was Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Foundation 9 Entertainment, recognized as one of the largest independent videogame developers in the world, spanning 11 studios and 1000 employees. Foundation 9 created hundreds of videogames based on top-tier global brands such as Star Wars, The Matrix, The Simpsons, and Lord of the Rings. He sold the company in 2006.

Jon holds a BA from Harvard University in Asian Studies (graduating Magna Cum Laude) and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He also earned a Management Development for Entrepreneurs (MDE) Certificate from UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • 2023
September 12, 2023 | 9:45am - 10:15am PT