At Kids II, we ve created an entrepreneurial culture of creators. We ve been inventing and reinventing baby toys and gear for more than 40 years, delighting babies and their parents with award-winning product designs that deliver exceptional value.
Jonathan is a seasoned technology executive with over 30 years experience in software and hardware. As Vice President of Product Technology at Kids II, Jonathan is tasked with defining the strategic technology roadmap and vision for the Kids II product portfolio with a goal of delivering a meaningful and impactful experience for both baby and parents. Jonathan brings deep experience spanning mobility, Internet of Things, multi mode user experiences (AR/VR) and cloud - across development, testing, integration and implementation. In his day to day role at Kids II, Jonathan works directly with product design and packaging, marketing, insights and sales to use technology to bring meaningful experiences into the home supporting over 400 infant and baby products delivered to more than 76,800 retail outlets worldwide, acrossKids II’s seven unique brands: Baby Einstein, Bright Starts, InGenuity, Comfort & Harmony, Disney, Oball and Taggies. Highly regarded by customers, team members and executive peers for being visionary, a mentor, and able to think outside the box, Jonathan is a champion of collaboration with customers and colleagues alike. He is the author of 'ICONIC: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation', a self-published 350 page photography book that showcases the history of Apple products for the last 40 years. See more at http://iconicbook.com. Jonathan is also the creator and project lead of the Lifeclock One - a retro wearable inspired by the movie Escape From New York. See more at http://lifeclockone.com. In 2002, he received the Pearcey Award, one of the Australian government’s highest awards for I.T. innovation for pioneering achievement and contribution to research and development within the IT industry. He received his Bachelor of Computing (with honors) from the department of Robotics and Digital Technology at Monash University in Melbourne. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two children.