Jon Hirst

Jon Hirst is the Chief Innovation Officer at SIL International. Previously he served as president and CEO of GMI, an international team of evangelical researchers. His background is in mission innovation, publishing and leadership. Jon was also Executive Director of Communications for HCJB Global, where he developed communications and technology innovation initiatives for many mission organizations. In the early 2000s, Jon launched one of the first interactive global evangelistic youth websites while serving with One Hope. Most recently, Jon and his wife Mindy have mentored leaders and authors through their Generous Mind think tank. Jon is co-author of Through the River: Understanding your assumptions about truth and co-editor of Innovation in Mission.