John is principal of a New York City based event marketing consulting practice directed toward helping corporations and associations develop and execute event, trade show and sponsorship strategies which will optimize their investments and maximize business results. He most recently was with American Express directing trade show, event marketing and sponsorship activities for the B2B and Global Network parts of the business and prior to that was Vice President of Corporate Events for a major financial corporation.
He has an MA from Columbia University, completed the Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and achieved the CME(Certified Manager of Exhibits) and CMP(Certified Meeting Professional) designations.
He resides in New York City, participates on the boards of James Lenox House(Senior citizen subsidized housing in NYC) , The Foundation of Solano Community College(Campus serving over 10,000 students in Northern California) and Unique People Services. In his free time, John is an avid traveler, tennis player and fitness advocate.