Senior Level Executive with expertise in starting and running businesses and creating demand for their products & services. Strengths include motivating organizations to exceed business and operational objectives.
John Driver has over 25 years of experience in technology-based industries. He has held various positions in management; marketing & business development in companies ranging from angel, venture capital and private equity backed to Fortune 1000 companies.
John is currently Chairman and CEO of Lynx Technology. Lynx Technology (www.lynxtechnology.com), a privately-held company owned by San Diego-based J.M. Driver, LLC acquired PacketVideo’s North American and European operations in 2015. Prior to founding Lynx, John was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at PacketVideo. Lynx Technology, with offices in North America and Europe is a provider of digital media technology solutions to some of the world's largest service providers (SPs) and consumer electronics manufacturers across North America, Europe and Asia.
Prior to PacketVideo, John was Co-founder & CEO of JoynIn, a mobile commerce technology start-up. He also led global field marketing at Serena, a $275M enterprise software company, where he managed marketing teams across North America, Europe and Asia. John led the global enterprise & mid-market strategy team at Sun Microsystems, a $13B enterprise computer hardware & software company (since acquired by Oracle), across 15 global sales regions.
John holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
John is active in the community by serving on boards for the Stanford Associates Board of Governors, Stanford Multicultural Alumni Club of San Diego, San Diego YMCA Overnight Camps and San Diego YMCA International Partnerships Subcommittee for South Africa.