Our Executive Team

Leon Hurst

Chief Commercial Officer

Leon joined JATO in January 2018 to lead the commercial and product transformation, in the newly created executive board role of Director of Product. In this role he leads JATO’s transformation into a product lead business through the operation of strategy, product, commercial operations, marketing and customer fulfilment.

Prior to joining JATO, in 2011 Leon moved into the automotive sector and held the position of Head of Product Marketing at Jaguar Land Rover with responsibility for building a new Connected Car business unit, strategy and commercial operations. During this time he also moved to grow the entire Jaguar Land Rover technology product businesses. Prior to his departure in 2017 Leon led the vehicle line of mid-sized SUVs and sports cars, including the launch of the Range Rover Velar.

Before moving into automotive, Leon spent 12 years in the telecommunications and mobile phone industry leading global strategy, product and programme management at Nokia, Motorola and IBM, as well as a start-up Virtual Access.