Experienced leader and pioneer in high growth media co’s including Virgin Radio, Europe’s 1st permanent radio streaming service, and BBC Radio & Music. John has over 16 years in commercial and public service radio in the UK.
At the BBC, John was responsible for cross platform digital development of the national BBC radio brands and music offerings. This included Digital TV, DAB, mobile, and IP streaming as well as syndication activity. Prior to the BBC, John consulted in radio, entertainment and new media after a long spell with Virgin. This included Virgin Publishing and Virgin Radio, where John launched the online operation in 1996: The first continually streaming internet radio station in Europe. John founded Ginger Online with the arrival of Chris Evans and his TV production units and was a founding member of the International Webcasting Association in both the US and UK. John is based in Dallas, Texas