John Hoffman is Director of Business Development. John is responsible for overseeing strategic partnerships with corporate, foundation, and other philanthropic institutions in support of ZeroDivide’s mission. In addition, he helps to manage ZeroDivide’s annual fundraising efforts, and to implement marketing, social media, and other outreach activities that inform the field of philanthropy on the integration of technology for social good.
John brings more than 10 years of experience in successfully developing strategic relationships within the nonprofit, technology, and financial services sectors. Before joining ZeroDivide, John was a Producer for Groove11, a boutique creative/interactive advertising agency, where he helped pioneer flash-animated product demos for the enterprise technology market. Prior to Groove11, he was a Senior Marketing Manager at Sun Microsystems, where he led messaging and launch teams for the company’s $4 billion enterprise-class server division. He also previously worked as an Account Executive at IBM and a Branch Manager for U.S. Bank. John holds an MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, a certificate in Risk Management from the Swiss Banking Institute at the University of Zurich, and a B.A. in English from the University of Pittsburgh.
He can be followed on Twitter at jhoffmansf.