Lon Seidman is the host and producer of “Lon.TV,” a consumer technology video show that is on a number of platforms including YouTube and Amazon. He creates in-depth consumer friendly product reviews and commentary. His YouTube channel has over 300,000 subscribers and more than 100 million views.
In addition to being a full time content creator Lon is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hartford (his alma mater) where he teaches a course in entrepreneurial content creation.
Prior to becoming a full time creator Lon was a partner at The Safety Zone, his family’s business that manufactures gloves and safety equipment. The company has locations throughout the globe and employs over 200 people worldwide. The Safety Zone was acquired by the Genuine Parts Corporation in 2016.
Lon is also active in public service, serving as the Chairman of the Essex Board of Education, a member of the Region 4 Board of Education, and as the Secretary / Treasurer of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education. He was endorsed by both Democrats and Republicans for his re-election in 2021.
Through his work on CABE Lon also currently represents school board members on two state committees:
The Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR), a state agency that studies system issues between state and local governments and the Connecticut Remote Learning Task Force.
The Connecticut Remote Learning Commission, a task force asked to develop standards for remote instruction and look at the feasibility of expanding remote learning opportunities for students.
Lon and his wife Melissa reside happily in Connecticut with their two children and a Siberian Husky.