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Jonathan Keidan

  • SVP Business Development & Operations
  • Mendeley
  • 48Followers
  • 13Following

Professional experience

SVP Business Development & Operations


July 2010 - Present


Jack Welch Management Institute

Founder/ CEO

Keidan Management Inc.


McKinsey & Company



Columbia University

Research interests

EducationDigital Media and Entertainment


Jonathan is the SVP of Business Development and Operations at Mendeley, the world’s largest online research collaboration platform, where he is responsible for growing the firm’s U.S. operations and developing strategic partnerships with corporations, universities, government institutions and publishers. Jonathan joined Mendeley having spent his career working in industries on the cusp of digital transformation such as music, education and now academic research. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for the Jack Welch Management Institute (JWMI), the first high-end online MBA program, founded by the former General Electric CEO. Prior to that, Jonathan was a consultant in the media practice at McKinsey & Company advising clients on growth strategy, operations and digital strategy, after spending 10 years running his own talent management company in the music industry, where he directed the careers of high profile artists, songwriters and producers. Jonathan has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis where he graduated Cum Laude. He is a Founding Board Member of the Bronx Success academy, a new Charter School recently established in the South Bronx to serve underprivileged students in the community.

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