Jon Shanker is an American spiritual teacher and entrepreneur. He graduated with honors in the Study of Comparative Religion from Harvard University in 1995. He has been practicing meditation for 25 years and was recognized as a lineage holder in multiple esoteric traditions, both East and West. However, Jon has chosen not to take a label of any kind to emphasize that his spiritual work is about creative energy not religious identity.
Jon is co-founder and CEO of the Big 'I' Group, a cross-media studio specializing in immersive storytelling related to sustainability and the evolution of consciousness. The Big 'I' Group is responsible for the spi-fi (spiritual fiction) graphic novel Mandala published by Dark Horse Comics, and is currently producing a TV series and virtual reality game based 'Enlightenment Simulator'.