John Baker has over 10 years of Business Development, Sales and Marketing experience working with a variety of Fortune 500 companies and businesses in media, sports, entertainment and technology. These include ESPN, XM/Sirius Satellite Radio and Wasserman Media Group. John also applies his experience as a consultant advising smaller start up businesses on organizational development, sales operations and market strategy.
Most recently, John was with Flank Digital, a San Diego based Internet marketing company focused on Web Development, SEO and Online/Internet Marketing solutions. While there, John was tasked with developing and executing their business development and strategic partnership efforts as well as product marketing programs for their consulting division, FlankOPM and TabJuice, a social commerce application architected for the Facebook platform and targeted to the growing fCommerce market.
John is originally from a small town in Upstate New York and currently resides in San Diego, California. He has a B.A. in Communications and Media from SUNY New Paltz and a M.S. in Sports Management from New York University. John was initially introduced to Pat through a mutual friend. Having several things in common like soccer, a deep appreciation for street art (i.e. Graffiti) and a passion for Italian scooters, they quickly developed a great rapport. John is a Leo and his favorite color is red, which also happens to be the signature color of his favorite car – Ferrari.