About Jon Gilson

Jon is an coach, writer, and business owner, and the voice behind Gilson Consulting.

Jon also serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Whole Life Challenge, a rapidly-growing online game focused on holistic wellness. Under his leadership, the Challenge has experienced large (and accelerating) growth in player signups, revenue, and net profit.

Previously, he founded Again Faster Equipment, a functional fitness equipment company created to serve the CrossFit community.  Established in 2006, Jon took the Company global in 2012, twice landing on the Inc. 500/5000 list of America's fastest growing private companies.  He exited in 2016.

From 2007 to 2013, Jon served as a Senior Lecturer for CrossFit, Inc., training aspiring CrossFit trainers at over 100 seminars, including engagements in Iceland, Afghanistan, Moscow, Holland, the United States, and Canada.  Jon also served on the ten-member CrossFit L1 Advisory Board, helping establish policy for the organization’s training efforts, from 2011 to 2013.  

Jon graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2003, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in Psychology.  He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Finance and Control from the Harvard Extension School, 2006.