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Announcing Jon Leinen as New Board President


Jon Leinen
Board President

“I am honored and deeply enthusiastic to join Wevise, an organization committed to empowering communities through meaningful connections. This endeavor perfectly aligns with my personal values, merging my fervor for leveraging technology for societal good with a deep-seated commitment to fostering inclusive learning environments in marginalized areas. Throughout my professional journey, I have had the privilege of experiencing firsthand the transformative potential of mentorship within the realm of technology. It is with great privilege that I now join an organization committed to nurturing and cultivating this intersection of technological innovation and mentorship.”

We are thrilled to announce Jon Leinen as the new President of our esteemed board of directors. With over 25 years of successful experience providing entrepreneurial, business development, marketing, technical, and strategic leadership, Jon brings a wealth of expertise to our organization. His dynamic and detail-oriented approach and strong track record of performance in turnaround and high-paced environments make him the ideal candidate to lead our board.

Jon’s passion for driving revenue to new heights and his results-oriented leadership style have been evident throughout his career, spanning from start-ups to public sector organizations to Fortune 500 companies. His expertise in marketing, direct sales, new business development, professional services, government contracting, and information technology, both in the private and public sectors, positions him as a visionary leader capable of navigating complex challenges.

As the Founder and President of Global Orbital Imaging AI Systems & Technology (GOIAST8 LLC), Jon has demonstrated his ability to lead and innovate in advanced satellite imaging applications, leveraging the latest AI technologies to support government intelligence agencies’ missions. Additionally, his commitment to community service is evident through his role as Committee Chair Emeritus to Scout Troop 589 in Victoria, MN, where he has played a vital role in promoting inclusivity and youth leadership development.

Jon has expressed his deep enthusiasm for joining our organization and his commitment to leveraging technology for societal good and fostering inclusive learning environments aligns perfectly with our mission.

As we embark on this journey, Jon encourages visionary leaders to join us in driving impactful change through Wevise. If you are driven by the desire to effect positive change, we invite you to join us in our pursuit of empowering communities through mentorship and technology.

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