Most recently director of marketing at Volvo, John oversaw all US marketing efforts to ensure campaigns were user focused. John made an impact with noteworthy campaigns such as the first advertiser 360 degree video on Facebook for Volvo’s 2015 Holiday Sales Event; earned three Cannes Lions and was a shortlist nomination for the Volvo XC90 T8 Highway Robbery campaign. Most recently, his creative vision and leadership was realized in the buzzworthy XC90 2.0 work.
John was previously at Google where he served as Head of Creative on the ZOO, Google’s internal agency. Over seven and a half years, John's group developed innovative ideas for Fortune 100 advertisers. Before joining Google, John led his own design firm, and was a founding member of a leading boutique creative agency in NYC.
John has been recognized by the Volvo for Life Awards, 2005 PR Week Magazine Award: Cause-Related Campaign of the Year, and he co-presented “Why Your 5-Year-Old is More Digital Than Most CMOs” with Sean at SxSW Interactive.
John has a BFA in Fine Arts from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and is based in New York.