Extensive Sales and Management Leadership Experience
About Jon Tallen
Jon Tallen is a longtime consumer electronics sales development professional who held leadership responsibilities with Best Buy for more than a decade. From 1994 to 1999, he was a district manager who created store and district management teams for the Orange County, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas markets from the ground up. Jon Tallen next served as change implementation manager and spearheaded the creation of an innovative leadership program that spanned the entire company.
Mr. Tallen subsequently accepted responsibilities as national director of retail services and led an extensive network of service centers that ultimately emerged as The Geek Squad. As senior manager for national parts sourcing from 2004 to 2008, he oversaw relationships with approximately 90 parts distributors. His team achieved Employee Heroes Award recognition for its efforts in creating a cost-effective electronic bidding process that generated more than $5 million in savings. Jon Tallen most recently served under Hansel Luis and Michael Schuler as Micro Product Distributors, Inc., senior vice president.