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Claude Jones

VP, Engineering Strava

Claude Jones, has a passion for creating opportunities to help others succeed. And for over a decade, his life’s mission has been focused on encouraging, inspiring, and motiving others through his words and actions.

A seasoned technical leader, with over 15 years of experience. Claude Jones was responsible for establishing the Walmart Lab office in Carlsbad helping to contribute to the growing tech culture here in San Diego and he is now VP of Engineering, for Strava, a app that tracks physical exercise which incorporates social network features for a variety of activities like cycling, running, hiking using GPS data.

In his spare time, Claude runs the Elevate Foundation (http://elevate.foundation), an organization he started focused on giving back to the community by helping others in need.

The Practical Leadership Guy (http://thepracticalleadershipguy.com) where he offers services for motivational speaking, life coaching, and his leadership thoughts on common sense leadership techniques through his blog encouraging others to be the best they can be.

He is also the founder of San Diego Tech Hub (http://sandiegotechhub.com) an organization focused on connecting businesses, organizations, and individuals, leveraging their resources, passions, and talents to build a stronger San Diego tech community through collaboration.

Recently, Claude created a series of children’s picture books aimed at fostering the development of leadership skills in children, ages 5-8, helping them cultivate a mindset of equity and inclusion. More information on the series can be found at https://astrothemonster.com

July 05, 2022

Ep. 44 What Can I Do For You? Helping Students Succeed feat. Claude Jones

Claude Jones has a passion for creating opportunities to help others succeed. For over a decade, his life’s mission has been focused on encouraging, inspiring, and motiving others through his words and actions.