Christopher M. Jones

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2016 President's Volunteer Service Award [Gold]

Mr. Jones was awarded the President's Volunteer Award under the Obama Administration for his foundation work.


Chris Jones is a serial entrepreneur based out of Salt Lake City, Utah.  Mr. Jones possesses a rare blend of business, technology and creative vision that have earned the respect of industry leaders and peers across the globe. He’s a leading expert on customer loyalty and customer experience, innovation and is sought after for his approach to solving problems.

In the corporate world, some of his more notable works can be seen with Bain & Company, Newmont, and ExxonMobil. 

Mr. Jones and his wife live in Salt Lake City, Utah and are the parents of 4 children.  Their son, Mitchell Jones passed away from heart failure in 2013.  He had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a catastrophic muscle wasting disease that is fatal. 

Prior to his son's passing, Chris started the Facebook page Mitchell's Journey which has since gained international attention as both a place for healing and insights on the often misunderstood world of grief and healing.  Most notably, Mitchell's Journey has become a beacon of hope to many and an invitation for it's readers to discover, then live a life of significance.  Since then, Mr Jones has established a non-profit organization aimed at furthering that mission of purpose, hope and healing.



Mr. Jones is a prolific writer whose work has been widely recognized as unflinchingly authentic and insightful.  While he's  had several invitations to become a contributing author with content publishers, he has passed on those opportunities to focus on other aspects of business development.   

The majority of his work can be found on his personal blog.



Chris is increasingly sought after for public speaking on a variety of topics including developing leadership cultures and living a life of significance. Chris’ presentations are known for their unflinching honesty, visual storytelling, deep insight, and authentic delivery.

Some of his more notable keynotes are:

  • What Happens on the Other Side of Medicine

  • A Thousand Points of Light

  • On Living a Life of Significance

  • Mitchell’s Journey

  • Making Moments Matter

  • On Life & Death

  • The Pursuit of Happiness

  • The Inevitable F-Word: How to Turn Failure Into Forward Motion

  • On Leadership & Self-Deception



What Other’s Have Said


“After over 35 years in my industry, 13 of which I traveled in sales, I’ve seen, sat through, and even suffered through countless programs and continuing education seminars. Never have I been so moved as when I was blessed to experience Chris Jones’ presentation.” 

~ Charles W. Miles, Jr., Darlington, SC

“Chris shows the tears of despair in a hospital room, but also tears of joy in a swimming pool. He shows the heartache of death, but also the miracle of birth. With every word and photograph, we are reminded of how precious life is. “

~ Stan Stone, North Carolina

"Words cannot express the feelings that are coursing through me right now."

~ Stacy Waechter, Batesville Indianna

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In addition to building companies & products that build people, Mr. Jones enjoys photojournalism, music, and creating media that matters.