John Davis is a Professor of Practice at University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business and chair of BrandNewView, a leadership firm focused on helping organizations become a force for social and economic good.
Previously, he led the Asia and North America regions for Duke University's Corporate Education. He also served as an interim department coordinator at the Lundquist College. Davis has held numerous academic and consulting roles for organizations such as the SP Jain School of Global Management, Emerson College, Singapore Management University, the International Olympic Academy, and more.
Davis is a former Fortune 500 executive, having led marketing teams for Nike and served as vice president of marketing and business development at Transamerica, Informix, and Unify. He has also founded two award-winning companies—Northwest Resorts, a boutique resort firm, and BrandNewView.
He is a best-selling author and has written books focused on strategy, branding and marketing, higher education, and the global sports business. His eleventh book, Radical Business, details what businesses must do to become a force for social and economic good.
Davis has also published articles in leading journals, including: Harvard Business Review, Dialogue Review, The European, CEO Today, Middle East Business Intelligence (MEED), and the International Journal of Advertising, among others. He has spoken at major global conferences, including: TEDx, World Knowledge Forum, YPOs, The Human Difference, American Marketing Association, BrandFinance, Global Brand Forum, and Entrepreneurs Organization (EO).
Davis is sought by numerous media organizations for interviews, including BBC, MSNBC, CNBC, ESPN, Fortune Magazine, Bloomberg, WWD.com, The New York Times, NPR, and ChannelNewsAsia.