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Jon Venverloh

Principal

Venus Development Co.

Dallas, TX, USA

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Jon’s Biography

Jon Venverloh is Founder and Principal at Venus Development Co.

Previously, he held several top positions at Google. Having joined the company in its infancy, Jon was instrumental to the startup’s growth into a global tech giant. A key player in both business and product development, he secured strategic partnerships that were milestones in Google's growth. During his 18 years with the company, he launched multiple products, including Chrome, Enterprise, and Google Shopping. He also successfully integrated a company of more than 100 people in Google Shopping’s largest acquisition, expanding service from the US to Europe.

In 2016, Jon took on the role of Director of Program Management, first at Google’s European engineering headquarters in Switzerland, then in the US. Responsible for product development and operations at Google Shopping, Jon redesigned systems and processes leading to better merchant participation and shopper experience. While in Zurich, Jon also led the design and implementation of a diversity and inclusion plan across all 3,000+ "Zooglers".

Earlier in his career,...
Jon Venverloh is Founder and Principal at Venus Development Co.

Previously, he held several top positions at Google. Having joined the company in its infancy, Jon was instrumental to the startup’s growth into a global tech giant. A key player in both business and product development, he secured strategic partnerships that were milestones in Google's growth. During his 18 years with the company, he launched multiple products, including Chrome, Enterprise, and Google Shopping. He also successfully integrated a company of more than 100 people in Google Shopping’s largest acquisition, expanding service from the US to Europe.

In 2016, Jon took on the role of Director of Program Management, first at Google’s European engineering headquarters in Switzerland, then in the US. Responsible for product development and operations at Google Shopping, Jon redesigned systems and processes leading to better merchant participation and shopper experience. While in Zurich, Jon also led the design and implementation of a diversity and inclusion plan across all 3,000+ "Zooglers".

Earlier in his career, Jon held various senior positions at Google Shopping, including Director of Global Sales, Global Head of Sales & BD, and Head of Business Development. Before his successful stint at Google, Jon gained vital experience in sales at The Weather Channel and Saatchi & Saatchi.

Outside of his corporate work, Jon is committed to having a positive impact on the lives of individuals and communities. With this in mind, he founded the Venverloh Family Foundation. The charity seeks to help those in need, encouraging and supporting organizations with a mission to better society.

Jon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Science in Management from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
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Jon’s Newsfeed

The Real Deal
Redeveloped Menlo Park estate sold for near-record price of $15.6M

The recent sale is the second-most-expensive single-family residential sale in Menlo Park.

TMC
Hypernet Labs Goes Live on Polygon to Mint Digitally Native IDs and Functional NFTs

Hypernet Labs has launched Polygon, a solution to create digitally-native IDs and functional NFTs. Jon Venverloh explains that Polygon will allow artists and developers to distribute NFTs at a low cost and more efficiently than before.

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Jon’s Background

Venus Development Co.
Principal
Aug 2019 - Present
Dallas, TX, USA
Venus Development Co. organizes and manages investments in early-stage tech startups and investments in projects by Venus Homes, a residential real estate development team that develops innovative, environmentally conscious landmark homes in select US markets.
Hypernet Labs
Chief Operating Officer
Nov 2021 - Jul 2022
Redwood City, CA, USA
Hypernet Labs is the creator of the Hypernet Protocol, a platform and ecosystem to accelerate adoption and development of blockchain-based enterprise class applications.
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Jon’s Gallery

Advisory Roles

Stoovo
Advisor
Stoovo provides an app and financial services for gig workers, helping gig workers earn more, and gain access to post-earning financial products.

Previous Board Positions

The Las Lomitas Elementary School District (LLESD) Governing Board
Board Member
Nov 2018 - Nov 2020
Menlo Park, CA, USA
The Las Lomitas Elementary School District is a public school district in the San Francisco Bay Area. It boasts two award-winning schools and primarily serves students in the Menlo Park, Atherton and Portola Valley areas of California.

Media

Jon Venverloh: How Technology and Innovation Supports Sustainable Home Design
Author
Sep 2021
Jon advocates for the use of technology in the construction and development of sustainable homes. By making use of eco-friendly design, individuals can lower their carbon footprint while still living comfortably.
Google drops charges on shopping service to counter Amazon's surging ad sales
Quoted
Apr 2020
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jon offers his opinion of why Google began offering free listings for advertisers to complement paid ads in Google Shopping.

Speaking Engagements

Click & Collect Show West 2015
Speaker
Sep 2015
San Diego, CA, USA
Click & Collect Show West is a trade show for the ecommerce industry. Jon gave a keynote speech on Google Shopping at the 2015 event in his capacity as Director of Global Sales at Google.
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SES Conference and Expo
Speaker
Nov 2013
Chicago, IL, USA
Search Engine Strategies is an annual conference for search industry professionals. Jon spoke at the 2013 event to announce the launch of Google Shopping.
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Charitable Interests

Venverloh Family Foundation
Founder and President
Nov 2005 - Present
Grandville, MI, USA
Established in 2005, the Venverloh Family Foundation believes in sharing blessings in order to change lives for the better; helping individuals, families and communities to flourish. The organization supports communities committed to helping the less fortunate and promotes principles making for a stronger, more just society.

Business Interests

Venus Homes
Principal
2012 - Present
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Venus Homes is a sustainable real estate development company that builds environmentally conscious landmark homes in the Silicon Valley.

Press Releases

Jon Venverloh Named COO of Hypernet Labs
Mentioned
Nov 2021
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jon Venverloh, Hypernet Labs' recently-hired COO, has vast experience as a Senior Executive.

Jon’s Education

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Master of Science - Management
2010 - 2011
Southern Methodist University
Bachelor of Arts - Advertising
1990 - 1994