Jon Grant has accepted a new position as director of business operations and strategy at EMAGIN, an artificial intelligence company in the water sector. Grant, formerly a research manager at Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP), said, “Over the past 5 years, I had the best job in the water sector. I got to connect people to solutions that helped improve water situations and grow the water sector.”
Grant’s past work includes new product forecasting and analysis at BASES, a service of Nielsen, market analysis and development for a startup healthcare company, and advising an early stage water analytics company. He holds a BBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Cincinnati, an MSc in International Political Economy from London School of Economics. Jon also holds an LLM in Water Governance and Conflict Resolution, a joint degree between the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, Netherlands and the IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science in Dundee, Scotland. Grant is also a member of the Water’s Next selection committee.
Founded in Waterloo, Ont., EMAGIN consists of a group of software, water, and business professionals focused on accelerating the digitization of the water industry.