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April 25-27, 2017
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Jonathan Congdon

DR Hall of Fame

Jonathan L. Congdon is the co-founder and President of Beachbody LLC, based in Santa Monica and one of the fastest growing businesses in the United States. Founded in 1998, Beachbody owns the Beachbody On Demand fitness streaming service, the Beachbody Live Fitness Certification business, the Team Beachbody Coach Network (with more than 450,000 distributors or "Coaches"), Shakeology, Beachbody Performance, and other nutrition lines — as well as many popular fitness brands, including P90X, 21 Day Fix, and Insanity. Beachbody has more than 26 million customers in countries all over the world. Congdon's commitment to creating well-tested, effective products has helped the company build a reputation for quality programs and merchandise that deliver real results. In its first 15 years of business, Beachbody earned many awards and accolades, including multiple Telly Awards and an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). The company has grown to more than $1 billion in revenue (2014), with employees working in five offices.   Congdon was a finalist for Ernst & Young's "Entrepreneur of the Year" award in 2005. He holds seats on two boards and served two terms on the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) Board of Directors. In 2009, he testified in front of the U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance as a representative of the marketing industry supporting the right to use inspirational testimonies in advertising. Congdon graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, and holds a degree in political science with dual emphases in constitutional law and international relations. He can often be found on the beaches of Southern California pursuing his favorite sport, beach volleyball.

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Panel Discussions

2017/04/27 - 1:20pm to 2:10pm
DR Hall of Fame Inductee Roundtable