John has been focused on emerging and high growth companies for over 20 years. He currently designs and executes marketing strategies for a variety of tech companies. John was the GM of a consulting firm that utilizes a network of affiliates and relationships in media, internet, advertising, legal and financial services to develop business alliances and revenue. His duties included intervening COO, CRO and CEO Advisor with U.S. and China based start up and mid-sized companies in the internet, video games, 3D film/TV production and advertising businesses. His business development relationships include Sony, Electronic Arts, The Walt Disney Company, MTV Networks, PepsiCo, NBCU, among others. John’s digital media experience started when he was recruited, pre IPO, to join RealNetworks (NASDAQ: RNWK) as an “internet video pioneer”. He was the VP who opened and managed the Comedy Central (HBO/Viacom) office in Los Angeles. He was also an executive with Turner Broadcasting in those “early days of cable TV”.