Alan Jones

Hi, I'm Alan Jones, chief hindsight officer and founder of Doing Words

I'm an online product guy with a background in communications, product management, editorial and creative marketing.

In 1995 I established Doing Words as a consultancy, and over the years it has quietly gone about its business as I've co-founded startups and worked for larger companies such as Microsoft, Yahoo! and News Digital Media.

My work includes product strategy, community-building, marketing communications, content licensing, and the leadership of product, creative and technical teams.

My clients are typically startups and the investors who back them.

My professional history and current resume is on You can also find some of the highlights, lowlights and everyday reflections of my life on Facebook, Flickr and <Twitter.

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