John is an idea-driven creative leader with deep experience in defining overarching strategic direction and creative vision. He has extensive experience working with clients, building and inspiring multi-disciplined creative teams to bring big ideas to life across multiple channels.
John is currently the Chief Creative Officer of Stadiumred, a global marketing agency holding company based out of New York City. In his role as CCO, John leads all creative initiatives across the company’s collective of agencies and clients.
Prior to Stadiumred, John was the Chief Creative Officer for the Opus Agency, where he led the transformation of the agency’s integrated experiential offering.
John also served as the Senior Vice President of Creative for the global experiential agency, George P. Johnson, where he built and led one of the largest creative teams in the industry. In this lead role, John spearheaded the transformation of his team, establishing a “blueprint to a culture of creativity”—an agency-wide initiative that resulted in the complete evolution of the creative make-up and the adoption of a more agnostic approach to creative problem-solving.
Before GPJ, John owned a South Beach brand advertising boutique that worked with top brands like Samsung, Fox Sports, the NFL and Carnival Cruise Lines in the US and Latin America. John found his passion for creating out of the box, non-traditional brand experiences as a member of the renowned Crispin + Porter creative team during his early days in Miami.
John's work has been published in many of the industry’s top publications, including Communication Arts, Graphis and Graphic Design USA. In 2013, John was nominated by the AdClub as one of the top Creatives in Boston. His work has been recognized by some of the industry’s top award shows and has won multiple Hatch, Clio and Addy Awards. John was an instructor for three years and part of the founding staff of the renowned Miami Ad School.