Postion: Managing Director
Track: Small Agency Leadership
John is the Managing Director of Canvas, responsible for establishing the overall direction of the agency and its client engagements. After graduating with an architecture degree from the University of Virginia and short stints at The New York Times and About.com, John founded his first digital agency in 1999 which subsequently joined the Omnicom Diversified Agency Services group. In 2005, John founded Canvas with a four-person team and Madison Square Garden, Intel and Corning as anchor clients. Since then, the agency has grown to 25 digital professionals working collaboratively to set new standards for clients such as Showtime, NBC, Credit Suisse and Estée Lauder. John has a fondness for French cooking, Italian wine and dad jokes.