|Job Title||Managing Director|
|Member Since||25 Oct 2010|
|Areas of Expertise||Content Marketing and Strategy, Mobile, Multichannel Marketing, Strategy and Planning, User Experience and Usability|
Jason DaPonte has over 15 years experience working at the junction where media and technology collide - and he loves it. THE SWARM is his new venture.
He spent the last 3 years working in the midst of the mobile content and services explosion as Managing Editor of BBC Mobile. He oversaw the content across the BBC’s mobile web, messaging and A/V offerings as well as looking at emerging areas including mobile broadcasting and out-of-home entertainment and information services. Before that, he was an Executive Producer for BBC ONLINE and chaired the BBC Future Media Editorial Forum and was a mentor and facilitator on the BBC Creative Network.
Outside of the BBC Jason has spent the last two years as a non-executive director to Endz2Endz - a youth charity that believes that positive portrayal of young people in the media will encourage young people to engage in positive behaviours.
Jason is also a mentor and facilitator on Crossover Labs and X Media Lab. In this capacity he's advised many small businesses and helped them build mobile and digital media competency in the UK, Sweden, Korea and Australia.
He has also worked in digital roles for: The Economist, Flavorpill, CitySearch, FOX, The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report and Dealtime.com.
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