John is an accomplished online marketing strategist with over 20 years progressive success, including 18 years in Internet marketing and technology on both client and vendor sides.
Prior to joining Chameleon, he was VP of Media for the TechStyle Fashion Group (composed of the JustFab, ShoeDazzle, Fabletics and FabKids brands), managing both online and offline media for North America and Australia under a combined annual budget of $100MM. Over his 5 ½ years there, his team was an integral part of taking the company from 30 employees to over 2,000, growing revenues to over $500MM annually, and expanding operations in both breadth (launching/growing 3 additional brands) and geography (Canada, Australia and 7 countries in Europe).
John has also contributed to efficient customer growth at eHarmony, LowerMyBills/Experian, InterActive Corp, Realtor.com and YesMail, managing online media and CRM programs in various capacities.
Additionally, he holds advisory roles with startups, including 6 Degree Rentals (peer-to-peer rentals).
He is actively involved in the media industry and has spoken at conferences such as Fashion Digital, Mobile Commerce (WB Research) and Grow.co. Additionally, he was named to iMedia’s Top Marketing Innovators of 2015.
Born and raised in Chicago, and attending DePaul University, John spent 17 years in Los Angeles before recently moving back. He currently resides in Deerfield, IL, with his wife, two sons and a 100-lb lab.