Jon DeCosteVP, Strategic Accounts
Jon also collaborates with Validere’s enterprise and strategic customers as an executive sponsor reducing friction in solution implementations and ensuring delivery of value exceeds expectations.
Jon has extensive experience in midstream operations and product quality management. He Initiated and grew the product quality team at Pembina Pipelines, as the Supervisor PQM. Jon also served in commercial and operational engineering roles across crude and NGL assets.
Over the past decade Jon has found energy in the startup landscape and helping businesses grow. He is an advisor and Director of Vario Ventures, has invested in seven startups, owned and operated a technical O&G consulting firm, and was a co-founder of an on-demand skilled labour platform.
When not building Validere’s business, you can find Jon at his children’s sports games, trying to get lost in the mountains on a dirt bike, or taking on a new project from a house renovation to leaning about the world of NFT’s.
Former Supervisor, Petroleum Quality Management
Master of Business Administration
University of Calgary
Bachelor, Mechanical Engineering
Certification, Cargo Trading
Ice International Exchange
Midstream operations (NGL, Gas, Crude)
O&G Capital Asset design, construction and optimization
Drilling fluids engineering