About Me

Hi, my name is Jon Hickey, and I’m passionate about how technology changes the way we communicate and how it influences products, perceptions, and people.

I graduated from the University of Washington with a Master’s in Public Administration 2008.  My Master’s Degree project won an award for innovation.  The project studied the YouTube campaigns being run by the presidential candidates in the primary elections.  The project was published in the form of a website, which can be viewed here.

My work with social media began in the summer of 2008 when I started working for the Univeristy of Washington’s Center for Communication and Civic Engagement.  I have also done work with the Jimmy V Foundation, University of Washington Department of Global Health, and the Run of the Mill 5k charity run.  I’ve also done some freelance social media consulting for small businesses in the Seattle area.

In 2010 I took a position with Wizards of the Coast. I am still with the company, acting as the social media and community manager for all of our brands. I have four direct reports, and they are awesome.

In 2011, I completed my Master’s of Communication in Digital Media at the University of Washington.

My dream is to someday lead the marketing and product development of products that create new markets and continue to revolutionize the way we interact with the world.

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