Vice President, International Sales – Latin America
Leveraging 20 years of experience in global business development, market planning, and international law enforcement support, Jon Magin leads ShotSpotter’s international sales efforts.
Prior to joining ShotSpotter, Magin was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Decision Sciences, a provider of advanced security and contraband detection systems. Other career roles include President of Non-Lethal Solutions International, Inc., a leading provider of non-lethal weapons and products to law enforcement in 60 countries. He also marketed and developed for the U.S. military and police explosive disposal units across the nation, and robotic platforms for addressing threats from Large Vehicle Improvised Explosive Devices.
Jon began his career working in Latin America where he spent over 11 years living in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, focusing mostly on new business development for Monsanto Corporation’s leading-edge technologies. Under his leadership as Vice President of Global Sales, his division of the Monsanto Company headquartered in Chicago grew to $200 million in global revenues.
Magin holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of International Management in Arizona, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agronomy from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo CA. He has also graduated from several Kellogg School of Management programs, including its Advanced Executive Program. Magin is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese.