Jon Goldberg is the founder and Chief Reputation Architect of Reputation Architects Inc., a strategic communications and management advisory firm focused on building, protecting and restoring reputations in a world of diminished trust and unprecedented stakeholder power.
Jon founded Reputation Architects in 2009 after more than 25 years as an advisor to corporate executives and boards, a senior leader at some of the world’s most prominent communications firms and a front-line spokesman for major corporations and non-profit organizations.
Before founding Reputation Architects, Jon was partner and director of the Corporate Affairs practice of Porter Novelli, the international communications consultancy. Earlier, he was executive vice president, general manager and national director of crisis and litigation communications at Edelman, served in senior client management roles at J. Walter Thompson, and was a principal media spokesman for The Prudential Insurance Company.
Jon is a frequent speaker, author and commentator on reputation risk management, crisis communications and corporate leadership. Trained as a journalist, he holds a BA degree in journalism as well as an MBA in finance, both from New York University.
With 17 years of experience building award-winning integrated marketing teams and campaigns in Canada, the Middle East, and Asia, Jamie’s left agency life to develop BriteBirch, a global collective of creative consultants. Delivering bespoke teams and services, we help solve business challenges through brand and business strategy, creative marketing, and the application of new technologies. Together, we help brands and businesses stand out in the forest of sameness.
Previously, Jamie was Managing Director of Sector’s at Edelman in Singapore, responsible for integration and diversification in the agency’s three largest sector teams: Technology, Healthcare, and Food & Beverage. His career has focused on creating integrated solutions, whether in advertising, Public Relations or in-house roles and developing award-winning corporate and brand campaigns for clients such as Mars, PepsiCo, GE, CNN, Standard Chartered Bank, Sony, Google, Qtel, Du, Nissan, Pfizer, Sanofi, Roche, AstraZeneca, Blackmores, and GSK.
Jamie advises start-ups in Asia and Canada on their marketing and partnership strategies. He’s also Communications Chair for the Canada-ASEAN Business Council, supporting Canada’s business community in South East Asia and lobbying for a Canada-ASEAN free trade agreement.