John Evons

John Evons

Digital Leader & Entrepreneur

OVERVIEW

Hello, I’m John Evons, co-founder & CEO of Dream Again. We believe great sleep changes everything and have set out to help people optimize their night so they can conquer their day.


I design, build, and lead global eCommerce and digital technology companies at scale. Most recently I was VP, Global Direct-to-Consumer at KEEN Footwear and led teams in the US, Canada, Europe, and Japan.

@JOHNMEVONS

PREVIOUS BRANDS

WORK HISTORY

today

Co-Founder & CEO

Dream Again

Building lifestyle solutions to overcome sleep apnea.

2019

Vice President, Global Direct-to-Consumer

KEEN

Defining and blending our brand and commerce experiences across the digital and physical worlds. Developing the organization, technology ecosystem, and operational strategies to scale our eCommerce, Retail, Direct Mail, and Digital Wholesale businesses globally.

2015

Vice President, Global Digital Commerce

KEEN & CHROME INDUSTRIES

P&L leader responsible for building the organization, technology, and commercial vision for the next stage of global digital growth.

2013

Director, Web Technology – Global eCommerce

COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR INC.

Global technology and operations leader responsible for defining and implementing eCommerce eco-system vision and building internal engineering, architecture, and quality assurance organization to drive global growth.

2012

Director, Product Management

MONSOON COMMERCE INC.

Head of Product Management, focused on creating the vision for a new global SaaS eCommerce & multi-marketplace commerce platform.

2008

Senior Consultant – Multi-Channel Retail and eCommerce

DELOITTE CONSULTING

Engagement leader focused on defining client product and operational strategies to promote an improved customer experience and revenue growth in a multi-channel environment.

2006

CEO, Founding Partner

IUCoupons

Developed a B2C marketing platform for 60+ brands to provide time-sensitive, location-based, campaigns to segmented audiences via mobile notifications. Improved the industry average of direct mail campaigns from 1-2% to 16% across client campaigns.

2004

Digital Marketing Lead, Founding Partner

ForePoint Networks, LLC

Founded, developed, and grew a Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP), managing over 900+ residential and commercial customers in the Central Indiana region. Acquired in 2009 by Omnicity, a regional competitor.

2002

CEO, Founder

Digital Media Developers

Provided advisory and website implementation services to public and private sector clients looking to streamline content management, merchandising, and marketing capabilities.

EDUCATION HISTORY

03-07

Kelley School of Business

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON

BS, Business Process Management, Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship. Member of Delta Sigma Pi and Indiana Mudsharks (Men’s Rugby).

2006

Denmark International School

Copenhagen, Denmark & Brussels, Belguim

European Union policy and Economics.

Press & Speaking Engagements

Shop Talk 2019

Shop Talk 2019 Las Vegas, NV

Selling on Marketplaces,” Panel Discussion – March 2019.

eTail West 2019

eTail West 2019 Palm Desert, CA

Hyperpersonalization Or Hype? How To Scale Your Data,” Panel Discussion – February 2019.

Retail Touchpoints

Retail Touchpoints Article

KEEN Footwear Steps Up E-Commerce Game With Story-Driven Content Strategy,” September 2018.

Digital Commerce 360

Digital Commerce 360 Article

Footwear retailer Keen amps up its e‑commerce strategy,” January 2018.

Best Fashion/Beauty/Cosmetics Website

Best Fashion/Beauty/Cosmetics Website Award

2017 Media Post OMMA Award for the Chrome Industries Digital Flagship. Finalist for KEEN Footwear.

Digital Commerce 360

Digital Commerce 360 Article

Why Different is Good,” September 2017.

XChange 2017 - Salesforce

XChange 2017 – Salesforce Panelist

“Digital Content Supply Chain” & “Building a Style Guide Driven User Experience,” Las Vegas, NV, May 2017.

University of Oregon: Sports Product Management

University of Oregon: Sports Product Management Guest Lecturer

The Business & Technology of E-Commerce, February-March 2017.

Dreamforce 2016 - Salesforce

Dreamforce 2016 – Salesforce Panelist

Stores are Dead – Long Live Stores!,” San Francisco, October 2016.

The Good

The Good Book Quote

Stop Marketing, Start Selling: Your guide to doubling online leads, customers, and revenue., Shaun Tinney and R. Jon MacDonald, 2015.

MY LINKEDIN PROFILE

I currently live in Portland, OR and work for Fuerst Group Inc., parent company of KEEN Footwear and Chrome Industries.

MY LINKEDIN PROFILE