Jon Page, Head of Operations, BBC Research & Development
As Head of Operations, Jon Page is primarily responsible for the Operations functions for BBC Research & Development. This includes ensuring that the insights created at BBC R&D have an impact on the evolution of the BBC and the broadcast industry. In addition, Jon is key to setting the strategic direction of the department to ensure that it continues to provide world-class leading edge technical research and innovation expertise, not only to the wider BBC but broadcast organisations internationally.
Prior to joining the BBC Jon was Director of New Ventures and one of the founding team at Imperial Innovations. Imperial Innovations is listed a venture capital organisation that builds and invests in businesses originating from university research. During this tenure he was responsible for the creation of over forty new businesses, ranging from healthcare to software to devices.
Before taking his place at Imperial, Jon focused on delivering innovation within corporates, including a corporate incubator and Aviva and the response to the emerging internet channel at Natwest in the late nineties.