John S.

Professional with marketing expertise in Tech companies & E-Commerce


I'm a product and technology-focused marketer. I help brands go to market with their products and position them as real solutions for real problems for the customers they want to attract. For over 12 ...see more

  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Digital & Broadcast Media
  • Product Management
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Senior Product Marketing Manager

1 year
Current position
Mar 2021 - Present
Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a...see more

Digital Marketing and Strategy Consultant

Self Employed
1 year
Jan 2020 - Jan 2021
I work with agencies and brands, advising on go-to-market strategy, platform/product marketing, and e-commerce. I collaborate with UX, SEO, performance marketing, and engineering teams ...see more

Director, Product and Techology Marketing

2 years
Jan 2018 - Jan 2020
At FCB/SIX we created award-winning solutions for clients, using technology to better connect brands and the people they serve. I helped plan digital marketing strategy, draft marketin...see more

Director, Client Strategy and Business Development

FCV Interactive
1 year
Jan 2017 - Jan 2018
I managed the growth, pricing approach, and client strategy for an independent platform and strategy consultancy. I worked with clients to guide digital strategy and marketing plans and...see more

Director, Growth and Product Innovation

1 year
Jan 2016 - Jan 2017
I launched a product-focused approach to our work and represented the Toronto office during global innovation meetings. From research to build, I oversaw the product and managed the roa...see more

Account Director, Platform and Product Marketing

7 years
Current position
Jan 2016 - Present
I supervised an amazing team of digital marketing professionals and led projects that included design, user experience, analytics, and engineering teams. With clients I led digital mark...see more

Account Supervisor, Digital Marketing

2 years
Jan 2014 - Jan 2016
During my first years at Publicis I was the client lead for digital advertising and digital strategy projects for clients. I led an award-winning digital content campaign for PayPal Can...see more

Account Supervisor

Corktown Seed Co.
1 year
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Clients included: LCBO, Toshiba Canada, The Mobile Shop, Hunter Douglas, D+H, Tandia Cooperative Banking, Educators Financial Group

Product Marketing Manager (Couch Commerce Inc.)
1 year
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013 acquired the startup I helped launch (FabFind). After we were acquired, I planned the merger of brand and customer service, as well as the technology of FabFind into TeamBuy....see more

Product Marketing Manager

11 years
Current position
Jan 2012 - Present
I joined an e-commerce startup on the ground floor and led onboarding and management of the B2B customers on our platform. We grew from a small office in Toronto, to Montreal and Vancou...see more

Marketing Coordinator

2 years
Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
At FabFind, we strive to be the most consumer-centric organization in Canada. Why not the world? Because we're focused on Canada. Maybe one day we'll expand to Botswana, but for now, we...see more

Marketing Coordinator

Fuji Xerox Australia
1 year
Jan 2009 - Jan 2010
I went to Australia on a working holiday visa. And rather than pick fruit or bar tend, I somehow fell into B2B marketing.


The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
2 years
Jan 2007 - Jan 2009
Carried Jerry Seinfeld's bags in 2008.


Canadian Forces
10 years
Jan 2004 - Jan 2014
I worked as an analyst in roles in Canada, the USA, and Europe.

Customer Service Representative

2 years
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004
Employee of the month once. Pre-sold the most Finding Nemos.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Digital & Broadcast Media

Role experience

  • Product Management
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Strategy & Business Development