John has developed Strata3 into a top Irish digital agency and is leading the company’s strategy to broaden its service offerings and drive its expansion into European markets. He also takes a lead role in in the strategic management of client relationships.
John is also a Senior Consultant with Adbirds, a global network of senior digital consultants which offers digital services in more than 60 countries, 365 days per year. With a M.Econ.Sc from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, John worked as a qualified financial analyst in New York with J.P. Morgan Global Bank from 1997 to 2001.
He specialised in emerging technologies on Wall Street where he worked as an analyst on commercial assessment, business research, strategic advocacy, financial analysis and investment modelling. In New York he joined Orbiscom, the Irish online payment technology company which was subsequently acquired by MasterCard, to head up the commercial and banking sales division.
John was introduced to Strata3, a company in which Enterprise Ireland holds shares, and this led to his return to Ireland in 2002 to join the company. Since then, he refocused the business to focus on servicing Tier 1 brands in banking, telecommunications, transport, utility and eCommerce across Ireland and other parts of the EU.
John is an avid competitive cyclist and conquered the Alps, Pyrenees and the Wicklow mountains.
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