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Jon Hearty


VP of Growth

Personal Information

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School: UCSB

Major: Business Economics

Years at College Works: 2005

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Datanyze

Title: VP of Growth

Industry: Technology

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Sales, customer success, product, hiring, training, on-boarding, and more.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Being the first employee of an amazing software company that will provide me an opportunity to build a huge business from the ground up.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

CWP provided me an experience that few could ever understand or appreciate. It taught me how to sell, start and run a business, and so much more.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

The skills I learned at CWP allowed me to find sales roles with ease and enter whichever industry I wanted to learn more about.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Sales is a numbers game more than anything. The more doors you knock on, the more yes's you'll get.


What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Take advantage of the opportunity in front of you and know that it's worth every lost weekend and jam-packed summer.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Don't be afraid to work for less than you're worth if it means working with amazing people that can teach you a lot.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Learning to paint a house in the pouring rain.

Last words of wisdom

Never underestimate the value of learning to sell, regardless of which career path you end up taking.