Jon Shaw has 30 years of experience in leading both start up tech companies and mature business enterprises. Jon is the Chief Executive Officer of Passfaces, a unique strong authentication technology company specializing in graphical passwords. In addition to Passfaces, he is currently the Board Chair of Metasource LLC an innovative business process outsourcing firm.
Jon built a document imaging company, Imagent, from 1980 though 1996. In 1996 he merged Imagent with several other outsourcing companies and helped launch a successful IPO of FYI Inc. From 1996 – 2000, as division president, Jon managed the largest business unit of FYI Inc, now SourceCorp, growing it from $13,500,000 to $155,000,000. He also retained a seat on the board of directors and the corporate governance committee from 1996 through 2004. Jon has served on the following corporate boards: Dakota Imaging, a health payer expert systems provider that was sold to Emdeon; Adfluence, an online interactive advertising company serving the financial services industry, Catalyst IT Services. Jon is also a General Partner in Costa Reit I a Costa Rican land banking firm, a member of Chesapeake Emerging Opportunities (an angel investors club) and is the founder and manager of BaltimOrganic, an organic vegetable produce company.