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John Boccuzzi Jr. has more than 20 years experience as a sales and marketing executive who inspires individuals and companies to shape and realize their vision. He has earned a reputation for a professional and positive attitude, and the ability to easily connect with and motivate those around him.
John established Boccuzzi, LLC in late 2008 focused on helping retailers and solution providers enhance their marketing programs and become more customer centric. Clients included Instant Combo Savings, Data Alliance, ICC/Decision Services, Brown Shoe and IBM.
Prior to starting Boccuzzi, LLC., John served as CEO of Kenosia Corporation, the leading provider of demand data analytics solutions for the consumer goods industry. There he led his team in growing revenue by more than 20% in 2007-2008. Under John's management, Kenosia was ranked by readers of Consumer Goods Technology Magazine as No. 1 in "Customer Experience" two years in a row in the demand data analytics category.
John also held a variety of sales and business development positions at Kenosia before becoming CEO in 2005. During his tenure there, he negotiated more than 100 software contracts with some of the largest CPG manufacturers and retailers in the world including: General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Colgate, Heinz, Procter & Gamble, Bacardi, Heineken, GE Consumer Industrial, Nestle Purina, Ahold, and Philip Morris USA.
Previous to originating the idea for Kenosia in 1998, John was a sales executive with Bristol Technology, Interactive Edge, and U.S. Computer Connection. He started his career with Junior Achievement of Southwest Connecticut - an organization he now serves as a member of their Board of Directors.
John has a Bachelor's Degree from Bryant College and resides in Newtown, CT with his wife and two children. He enjoys challenging himself outside of the office as well, and has competed in several marathons including Vermont City, New York, and the Disney Goofy Challenge - a half- and full-marathon back to back. John also cycled from Maine to D.C. with his 63 year old father in 2008.