1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. SkySong 1 Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Mail code: 7205
Jon Relvas is the Director of Business Development for Corporate Engagement and Strategic Partnerships within ASU’s Knowledge Enterprise. He brings over 20 years’ experience in domestic and international business development, operations, corporate acquisitions, strategic analysis, integrated marketing strategy and planning, project management, business process optimization, program development and deployment, supply chain management, warehouse and inventory control management, and transportation & logistics.
The Corporate Engagement and Strategic Partnerships team leads ASU’s efforts to create and sustain efficient and mutually beneficial collaborations between corporations and the nation’s most innovative school, Arizona State University.
Mr. Relvas is also the lead for Corporate Engagement on ASU's New Economy Initiative. The New Economy Initiative is a forward-thinking investment by the State of Arizona that leverages the breadth and depth of ASU’s knowledge and expertise to improve Arizona’s competitiveness in the sectors that matter most for 21st-century industrial growth, including advanced manufacturing and materials, advanced communication technologies, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, automation and robotics, digital media, virtual and augmented reality, big data and more.
Prior to this role, Jon worked for the following major corporations: Insight Enterprises, TeleTech, Pearson and Aspect Software. Additionally, he has consulted, deployed and managed B2C and B2B direct sales programs for IBM, Lenovo, Xerox, Toshiba, and BestBuy. These programs covered both Public Sector and Commercial Industries, supporting products and assets for technology, software development, cybersecurity, Software-as-a-Service, business process outsourcing, and professional services.
An Arizona native, Jon earned a B.S. in Purchasing and Logistics Management (Supply Chain Management) and M.B.A from Arizona State University.