WITI Hosts Digital Family Reunion - Honors Jim Jonassen with Annual Outstanding Achievement Honor

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Jonassen Joins Celebrated Entrepreneurs For Innovations And Contributions To The Silicon Beach Technology Community

The Digital Family announced today Jim Jonassen as this year’s Outstanding Achievement Honoree. The Digital Family Outstanding Achievement Honor is bestowed annually upon an entrepreneur whose leadership, technical innovation, business acumen and community involvement has significantly impacted Southern California’s digital media community. Past recipients include Eric Pulier, Nolan Bushnell, Scott Painter and William Quigley.

“Digital Family is proud to recognize Jim for his significant contribution as a social catalyst for the technology industry in Southern California,” said Brad Nye, Co-Founder of Digital Family Reunion. “We chose Jim based on his tireless weaving of the community through endeavors such as LAwNMoweR, Digital Coast Roundtable and more recently with Thursday Nights. ”

Jonassen will be honored on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, as part of the fifth annual Digital Family Reunion, the largest holiday party of the season celebrating the technology community and entrepreneurs in Southern California. The Digital Family Reunion will be held at:

Ticket information and more details are available at: http://www.witi.com/regforms/digital_family_registration_form_DFR12.php?id=2855.

“I am flattered and extremely grateful to be honored in this way by Digital Family’s amazing community,” said Jim Jonassen, founder of Jim Jonassen & Associates Venture Search. “I see a bright future ahead and am proud to be working with such inspiring entrepreneurs and talented executives that are forging the future of media, marketing, content and commerce—I love LA!”

Jonassen is a Southern California entrepreneur with 25 years experience as a recruiter in the California market. Leading over 500 recruiting searches throughout his career, Jonassen also founded two software companies leading one through acquisition and IPO and the other to increased profitability. Along with years experience in the recruiting field Jonassen fuses his underground knowledge of the technology industry with an extensive background in community service and activities including his active membership as a Big Brother since 1992 and long standing membership of the Board of the Santa Monica and Cathedral City Boys and Girls Clubs.

The Digital Family Reunion is sponsored by: WITI, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., GumGum, socalTECH, SocialRadius and Cinema Connect.

About Digital Family
Digital Family serves to unify the Southern California technology and business communities by convening 30+ regional trade groups which reflect the digital spectrum and interweave them into one memorable night celebrating everyone’s connectedness and honoring those who’ve made major contributions to the industry. Selected by members of the Digital Family community, the Outstanding Achievement Honor recognizes those exceptional individuals whose achievements have impacted our local economy, advanced our community and inspired our collective vision for what is possible in the greater technology and business communities. For more information, visit http://www.digitalfamilyinc.com.

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