John Liska has over 15 years of experience in high tech and software with an emphasis on large-scale data enterprises within Retail and CPG.
He is currently a partner and the VP - Data & Products for Marketing Productivity Group (MPG). Prior to joining MPG he was the Senior Director of Integration Services at DemandTec. In this role he architected and implemented a data conversion system responsible for processing billions of sales transactions per week. He eventually grew the practice into a multi-million dollar/year services business. This effort -- combined with his work in Product Management, Sales, and Engineering -- contributed to DemandTec's successful IPO in August 2007. John’s notable customer engagements included Wal-Mart, Target, Safeway, Best Buy, HEB, Ahold USA, FreshDirect, RadioShack, Procter & Gamble and ConAgra. Before DemandTec he worked at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in their Technology group, working with Fortune 500 clients in the staffing/services and PC industries. John holds a B.S.C. degree in Decision & Information Sciences from Santa Clara University.