Jonathan Cooper

Chief Development Officer

Jonathan has more than 20 years in media with a particular focus on digital transformation. His extensive experience ranges from digital content creation to consumption – as well as audience generation, acquisition and monetization.

Prior to joining IVA Ventures, Jonathan, as Senior Vice President, led content, social media and audience engagement strategies for an advertising agency with a portfolio including multibillion dollar banking, wealth management and package goods clients.

Jonathan served as Vice President of Communications for Digital First Media where he led digital transformation efforts across the $1.2 billion revenue company and its 10,000 employees. There, he played a key role in creating the corporate culture change needed for the company to embrace its digital transformation initiatives. In addition, Jonathan has taught digital journalism courses at Quinnipiac University and was named a Leadership Fellow for the Knight Digital Media Center. He also served as a member of the WAN-IFRA UK Press Freedom Fact-Finding Tour.

Jonathan is based in Philadelphia.