Jon Hirst

Chief Innovation Officer for SIL International

Jon Hirst, the Chief Innovation Officer for SIL International, leads SIL’s efforts to engage with AI and has a 25+ year background in championing innovation in the nonprofit sector. Jon has a background leading technology, publishing, marketing/communications, and research efforts  for nonprofits. Jon participated in four published works as the author, co-author, or editor: Innovation In Mission, Through the River, Our Anchor in a World Adrift and The Calling of the Knowledge Steward.

He lives in southern Wisconsin with his wife, Mindy, and their three children. Jon and Mindy run a consultancy called Generous Mind and Jon also runs, a community of Kingdom innovators seeking to implement disciplined innovation in their organizations.