Senior Level Executive with expertise in creating demand for business-to-business products and services. Strengths include motivating organizations to exceed business and operational objectives.
John Driver has over 20 years of experience in technology-based industries. He has held various positions in marketing, business development and management in companies ranging from angel, venture capital and private equity backed to Fortune 1000 companies.
Johnâ€™s entrepreneurial experience includes being current CEO of JoynIn (formerly Asked Out), a social commerce platform company, a co-founder of Home Team Advantage, a multi-media software company; co-founder of DHT Consulting, a management consulting firm specializing in marketing for the high-tech industry; VP of Business Development at Envision Solar (OTC: EVSI), a clean technology company which completed a reverse merger to enter the public markets, and a member of the marketing leadership for Calico Commerce Inc. (CLIC), which completed an IPO.
John has extensive international management experience including leadership of Serena Softwareâ€™s marketing strategy and staff across eight countries. He also lead the team that established a Japanese subsidiary for Calico Commerce. Johnâ€™s Fortune 1000 experience includes creating and executing partner and marketing strategies at Sun Microsystems and Hewlett Packard.
John holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College. John is active in the community by serving on non-profit boards for the San Diego YMCA Overnight Camps, San Diego Stanford Alumni of Color Club, and coaching youth sports.
VP, Business Development & Marketing
Sep, 2009 - Jun, 2010
Sr. Director Global Field Marketing
Mar, 2007 - Apr, 2009
Group Manager, Field & Partner Marketing
Apr, 2001 - Jun, 2006
Worldwide Director, Field Marketing
Sep, 1999 - Mar, 2001
VP / General Manager / Executive Producer
Apr, 1993 - Jan, 1995
1995 - Jan, 1995
Marketing Consultant / Financial Analyst
Jun, 1990 - Apr, 1993