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Jon Guttenberg

Managing Director

Jon is a managing director at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in New York. He is a highly experienced deal maker who specializes in media, marketing services, adtech, events, healthcare, consumer products, education and technology. He has closed numerous M&A transactions across all of these sectors.

Previously, Jon ran a strategic advisory firm where he advised companies on strategy, operations, product development, marketing, fundraising and partnerships, often playing interim management roles within many of these businesses. Earlier in his career, Jon was CEO of GORP.com, a leading internet content company focused on outdoor recreation and adventure travel. He was president and co-founder of LocalAlert, a mobile subscription-based news service, which was subsequently acquired. He was vice president of Epsilon Interactive where he oversaw M&A, strategy and partnerships; vice president of new media for Random House where he managed digital media for Bertelsmann’s US book publishing operations; manager of corporate development at Viacom where he investigated new business opportunities and acquisitions across motion pictures, television, cable, theaters, new media, theme parks, books, advertising and satellite distribution; and he was an analyst in corporate development for Columbia Pictures. Throughout his career, Jon has been instrumental in launching multiple companies, including six cable channels, two motion picture production companies, the digital divisions of two major media companies, a mobile content company and one of the earliest e-commerce companies. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

 Jon Guttenberg
New York, United States


Work phone
+1 212-651-2549