As John’s experience and success grew, we had always wanted to find a way to bring him back to CommunityLend. It is with great pleasure that we announce today that we are welcoming John back to CommunityLend to formally join our management team here as our new Chief Technology Officer. John’s first day is today and will have his hands full with a number of new planned technology based initiatives we have underway.
We are also announcing today that our current CTO and co-Founder, Colin Henderson, will be formally taking over the role of Chief Operations Officer for the company and maintaining his role on the Board of Directors. Colin is looking forward to working closely with John on technology. marketing and operations related issues.
As you can see from John’s biography below, he brings to CommunityLend significant and relevant experience in technology development, Internet consumer marketing, lead generation and Internet start-up operations.
Welcome back John!
- Michael Garrity and the CommunityLend team
John Philip Green
John Philip Green was most recently Founder & CTO of Savvica, an online social media company focused on international education that operates LearnHub.com & JumboTests.com. Savvica is funded by Educomp Solutions Ltd. (EDSO.BO), India’s largest education company. Previously, John was the Director of Engineering at Affinity Labs, an online communities company. Affinity Labs was funded by the Mayfield Fund and Trinity Ventures and acquired after 14 months by Monster Worldwide (Nasdaq:MNST) for $61MM. John is an advisor to several companies on technology, marketing, and strategy, including TasteKid, a media recommendation system, SmartHippo, a community-driven comparison shopping engine for financial services, and Ampush Media, an online education marketing company. John holds a B.Math (Honours Computer Science) from the University of Waterloo.