John is a journalist, analyst, author, and executive, and has chronicled the rise of the mobile economy. He writes for Forbes, hosts several video podcasts including TechFirst with John Koetsier, and consults with companies like Mobile Growth Summit, CleverTap, Singular, TUNE, Staples, and ReadWrite.
He was TUNE’s mobile economist and Singular’s VP of Insights, before which he built the VB Insight research team at VentureBeat and managed teams creating software for partners like Intel and Disney. In addition, he’s led web development teams, built social sites and mobile apps, and consulted on mobile, social, and IoT projects.
In 2014, he was named to Folio’s top 100 of the media industry’s “most innovative entrepreneurs and market shaker-uppers.”