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Jonas creates and directs the Green Electronics Council’s marketing programs to reach business, purchaser and consumer audiences. His role includes collaborating with multiple stakeholders to develop communications programs that demonstrate the integrity, utility and relevance of the EPEAT green rating system. Jonas has more than 12 years of marketing and PR experience with regional and global technology companies. He worked most recently as worldwide marketing manager with Merchandising Technologies, Inc. (MTI). At MTI, Jonas led marketing initiatives resulting in business with international retailers and some of the world’s most recognized consumer electronics manufacturers. At Cricket Wireless, he managed the marketing activities of more than 100 Cricket Wireless stores in the Pacific Northwest and developed the company’s nationwide model for marketing its Lifeline program to low-income adults. A lifelong Oregonian, Jonas began his career as a journalist after graduating summa cum laude from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. He currently lives in Portland with his wife and two children.

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