About Jon

Few people have a background as diverse and inspiring as Jon’s.   Energized by the sparks of intellectual curiosity, continuous flows of creativity, and unyielding drive towards success, Jon took on every project and business[…]

Brand Partners

  Jon connects your brand to the top-most industry leaders, allowing you to have unrivaled cross-promotional and marketing opportunities. Having continuously worked with change-makers, influencers, and movers of industries, he provides you with the names[…]


World-Class Experiential Events   Award-Winning Curator of World-Class Experiential Events provides you with limitless options   Well-known for creating some of Chicago’s most exciting events, Jon Cotay transforms your venue into an inspiring experience. With[…]


Jon’s 4-step problem-solving approach generates business and marketing solutions customized to the specific needs of your business. 1. Analyze of the areas of your business that need to be strengthened, combined with a vision of[…]


“Multi-Industry Branding Expert supercharges the visibility and reach of your brand” Akira co-founder: responsible for putting the brand on the map, he and his team aggressively expanded Akira’s stores across Chicago from a single location[…]

Awards & Recognitions

YPO Young President Organization Member —Since 2014 Crain’s Magazine Top 40 Under 40 Honoree —2011 New City Magazine — Design 50: Who Shapes Chicago — Named #2 on list “Windy City Live” TV Show Guest[…]