Geekwire, Picnik, Google,
Chairman, Co Founder
He has the distinct honor of being the first person to sell 2 companies to Google. A successful serial entrepreneur and investor in many startups, Jonathan is Chairman and co-founder of Geekwire.com and Chairman and Founder of PicMonkey, the world’s most fun and popular photo-editor. In 2016, he made headlines when he announced he would only invest in female-founded companies moving forward......
In 2016, Jonathan made headlines when he announced he would be the first technology investor to only invest in female-founded companies moving forward. This put Jonathan in the national spotlight and he became an honoree of various women-led organizations such as American Women In Science, Vital Voices, and the 2017 recipient of University of Washington’s “Man of Integrity” award. He has invested in many startups founded by women, such as Glamhive, GiftStarter, Runway2Street, Poppy, Scout, Vivifi, and others. Jonathan is also a key investor and “Distinguished Entrepreneur in Residence” at the groundbreaking first of it’s kind women’s co-working space The Riveter.
Sposato recently handed over the CEO responsibilities of PicMonkey to a successor in order to dedicate himself to the mission of developing, identifying, and promoting more female representation and leadership in business. His new book BETTER TOGETHER: 8 Ways Working with Women Leads to Extraordinary Products and Profits debuted in Winter 2017 and has become a national bestseller.
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