Whether he’s hijacking social media to combat sexism, or creating the world's first crowdsourced platform for gender equality solutions, John strives to show brands that doing good is also good for business.
As a queer man, John fell in love with the world of digital because of its fluid boundaries and constantly redefining rules. As a creative director with a dual background in design and programming, he has over 13 years of experience leading marketing efforts for a variety of global brands including Dove, HeForShe, and Uniqlo. John’s work has won numerous awards, including a Gold Lion at Cannes, six Webby’s and a Grand Clio for the Dove Dear Media campaign.
Born and raised in New York City, John is passionate about progressive culture, gender politics, and street style, and has been featured in Details Magazine and Bill Cunningham's New York Times Style section.
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