Head of Design
Jon Wettersten serves as 8th Light’s Head of Design, leading 8th Light’s design strategy and overseeing 8th Light’s design team and capabilities.
Jon has over 25 years of experience designing and developing software solutions with substantial experience across healthcare and medical devices, financial services, consumer products and retail. Jon also has extensive expertise guiding companies through the design-to-delivery process to build and scale modern product teams in service of digital transformation.
A graduate of St. Olaf’s College, he leverages his strong liberal arts academic background to champion integrated, multi-disciplinary collaborations when tackling challenges.
When he’s not working with teams designing products that improve quality of life, he is also engaged with the Kellogg School of Management as an expert-in-residence providing mentorship and domain expertise for Zell Fellows launching or acquiring businesses within their respective New Venture and ETA tracks.