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Jon Hayes ’07

Jon Hayes '07

Jon Hayes is the founder and chief executive officer of RewardStock.com, a new reward travel planning and booking site. A first-time entrepreneur, Jon was previously an investment banker on Wall Street, working in the mergers and acquisitions group at Citi, where he advised companies across a broad range of industries.

Prior to investment banking, Jon graduated from Princeton with a major in economics and a certificate in Spanish language. Jon recently appeared on the popular ABC TV show “Shark Tank,” where he secured an investment from billionaire Mark Cuban.

Jon and his wife Alison live in Raleigh, North Carolina, with their two daughters, Elizabeth and Talia.



Venture-Backed Founders and Funders

Thursday, October 3

James H. Simmons III ’88, CEO & Managing Partner, Asland Capital Partners

Nyron S. Burke ’05, CEO & CTO, Lithero
Jon Hayes ’07
, CEO, RewardStock.com
Fadzi Makanda ’07, Director, Digital Strategy & Investments, Sony Music
Marcus Stroud ’16, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, TXV