Jonathan Shapiro launches New York’s newest Vistage CEO group

San Diego, January 26, 2015— Vistage Chair Jonathan Shapiro recently launched a new chief executive group focused on helping members evaluate opportunities, gain new perspectives and build their businesses. Shapiro and his group members are joining a local community of 23 Chairs and more than 540 members – and a global community comprised of more than 400 Chairs and 27,000 members in 26 countries.

Vistage Best Practice Chair Bob Duncan applauded his success: “Jonathan Shapiro is a talented, dynamic executive who has been a terrific addition to the Chair community from the day he joined Vistage. He is smart, hardworking and always willing to lend a helping hand. Jonathan launched his first group with a record setting 15 members and is already accepting applications for his second group. He will be a superb Chair and will have many years of success helping CEOs grow their businesses and improve their lives. Congratulations, Jonathan! The great journey now begins.”

Jonathan Shapiro has been a CEO, President, Chief Strategy Officer, Board Member and consultant in the digital and Internet sectors. In these roles, he has guided ecommerce businesses, web publishers and online advertising services firms. He has launched new businesses, helped grow successful startups into market leaders, managed multiple M&A transactions and guided turnarounds. Shapiro has an MBA from Stanford University, a BS in Economics from Wharton and a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
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