Jonathan Simmons

Jonathan Simmons 

Experience and qualifications

Jon Simmons is a Principal in the Operational Excellence group. He joined Apax Partners in 2012 and is based in New York.

Prior to joining Apax, Jon was the Founder and Principal at Clearsearch Media, where he led digital strategy for a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from early stage ventures to global companies. Prior to founding Clearsearch in 2006, Jon was the Director of Marketing Operations at Walkaway Media, an online lead aggregator in the travel industry, and also held various positions at

Jon holds a BA in Economics and German from Middlebury College.


Investments include:

Answers Corporation

Internet-based knowledge exchange


Direct-to-consumer market leader in the U.S. plus-size apparel market

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