Jon Walker

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Jon Walker, Chief Technology Officer and Founder

Jon Walker is Founder and Chief Technology Officer for AppFolio. In 2006, Jon, along with Klaus Schauser, founded AppFolio with the mission to revolutionize the way small and medium-sized businesses grow and compete enabling their digital transformation. An entrepreneur at heart, Jon is responsible for technology and works with Klaus to validate new vertical markets for expansion.


Prior to AppFolio, Jon led engineering development and quality assurance teams as the CTO of Versora (now part of Kaseya), providers of open source Windows to Linux migration software, and for Miramar Systems (sold to Computer Associates).


The software developed under his direction has been deployed to over 20 million computers worldwide. Jon also served as Senior Technologist for Nortel Networks and Xing Technology Inc. (sold to Real Networks), a contributing editor to LinuxWorld Magazine, and he is the inventor of multiple patents. Jon has also taught computer science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Westmont College.


Jon holds a B.S. from Westmont College. In his spare time, you can find Jon coaching on the basketball court, a passion he discovered in college.