- Business Strategy
- Lead Generation
- Web Analytics
- Management Consulting
- New Business Development
- Marketing Strategy
- Social Networking
- Brand Building
John has founded, grown and exited 6 marketing-led businesses in 35 years in digital marketing, management consultancy, corporate finance, sporting goods, agrochemicals, and pharmaceuticals. John originally trained as a Strategy Consultant before forming his own consultancy where he advised many clients on their marketing strategies and implementation, both on and offline.
Highly ranked in the UK Entrepreneurs Top 100 List (City AM) and Top 100 UK Digital Agency Influencers List.
The largest enemy of change and leadership isn’t a ‘no,’ it’s a ‘not yet.’ ‘Not yet’ is the safest, easiest way to forestall change. – Seth Godin
John’s most recent business, Strategy Digital, grew to being a mid-sized search, content marketing, PR and social media agency which specialised in results-based pricing. Clients included TUI Group, Thomsonlocal, Lloyds Banking Group and Scotts of Stow.
Since exiting his digital marketing business, John has excelled as a business mentor helping expanding businesses with Microsoft Ventures, HRH Prince Andrew’s Pitch@Palace, MassChallenge and Entrepreneurial Spark. He has been a conference speaker at The Digital Marketing Show and Tech For Britain.
John is highly ranked in both the “Top 100 Digital Influencers” (Directors Centre) and also “Top 100 UK Entrepreneurs” (City AM) lists.
John is the Regional Director for the West Country and Wales team of Marketing Directors.