Starting as an engineer in 1990 for Mars Inc., John cut his teeth in manufacturing and later transitioned into technology leadership. In 1997, John helped build CitySearch.com into a household brand and then went on to become CEO of Evite.com, Co-founder and CEO of Pronto.com, and President of Barnesandnoble.com. On the fitness front, John is a competitive cyclist and tri-athlete, and an addict of boutique group fitness classes including yoga, boot camps, and of course, indoor cycling.