Jonothan Spanos | Head of Commercial & Innovation
Virgin StartUp

Jonothan Spanos, Head of Commercial & Innovation, Virgin StartUp

As Head of Innovation and Commercialisation, Jonathon oversees the strategic viability new of internal commercial projects, as well as the innovation initiatives and corporate venturing opportunities across the Virgin Group. Jonathon holds an MBA from Melbourne and Kellogg Business School in Chicago and a combined 12 years management experience working with multi-national corporates, SMEs and start-ups, specialising in technology-enabled and healthcare ventures.
Jonathon has a diverse career background having demonstrated success in raising capital (Cell Therapy Ltd - record Biotech $1M USD raise on CrowdCube), product innovation (AllBirds, founding member), and strategic advisory (Advisor to Australian High Commission) with a strong track record in launching new businesses (responsible for >£1M direct seed funding through Virgin StartUp).


Rail Festival Day 1 14th November @ 17:20

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