John is Executive Vice President and member of the founding team at Outbrain. John leads strategic initiatives and partnerships in the messaging space and Outbrain For Chat. Prior John led the acquisition of Visual Revenue and founded the Outbrain business development and sales teams from pre-revenue to $100MM. Prior to joining Outbrain, John held sales and management positions with Time Inc. and Reuters in New York, Los Angeles and South Florida. John started his career in the media department of ad agency, Ammirati & Puris in New York. An honors graduate from the University of Colorado, John resides in New Jersey with his family.