|Harvard Business School, MBA||2006|
|University of Pennsylvania, BA||1998|
|Mathemathics + Philosophy|
John is a marketing and product entrepreneur with expertise in customer development and engagement.
Previously, John was the COO and Head of Marketing and Product for two startups, AcademixDirect (digital marketing) and OnSophic (ed tech), which he also co-founded. Prior to that, John led Google’s Earth and Maps teams within Consumer Operations, helped found Zeborg (enterprise software acquired by IBM-Emptoris), was a venture investor, strategy consultant, and professional pianist.
Proud father of two, John moonlighted as the general contractor on a “down to the studs” rebuild of his first home (delivered on time and within budget) while his wife was pregnant with their second child.
John holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania.