Jonathan Gray (Founder & CEO) is a French American entrepreneur currently leading several businesses across various sectors including production, advisory and real estate.
He is the founder of First Idea International, a boutique strategic advisory firm and the parent company of The Hideaway Entertainment. The Hideaway Entertainment was founded by Gray in 2017 and is focused on developing, producing and financing films, television, and digital content. The entertainment-based media company was founded to make a positive impact on the world, support and protect the creative community, and make premium content that is worthy of conversation for global audiences. Jonathan brings valuable business experience and a wide network in serving his clients’ interests while providing meaningful initiatives and making a positive impact on the global economy. First Idea selects opportunities aligned with the principles of the positive economy by focusing efforts on identifying corporate or institutional entities willing to address societal and economic change.
Gray divides his time, with his wife and three children, between the United States, the French Riviera, Europe, and the Middle East.