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Faculty Profile

John Schloff
Executive Professor
Phone: 585.275.3917
Office: CS 4-110B Carol Simon Hall

Bio

Mr. Schloff is a growth professional at heart, with 25+ years of marketing leadership experience across a diverse number of companies and industries. With executive roles that include strategy, marketing, product management, general management and new business development, Schloff has launched over 50 new products/businesses. He is adept at re-inventing customer processes to deliver greater value, and specializes in taking emerging technologies into traditional markets. He believes excellence in marketing requires an understanding of both the art and the science of the discipline, that market pull outweighs technology push, and that great marketing is nothing unless it creates great business. He believes strategy is critical, but only if it is implementable, and believes an aligned and motivated team can outperform a single superstar every day of the week. Mr. Schloff has substantial global leadership experience, has lived and worked abroad and believes diversity is a cornerstone of success, and that a leader’s job is to create an environment for people to win.

Teaching Interests

Marketing, Product Management, New Product Strategy

Professional History

Executive Professor
University of Rochester Simon Business School
July 2016 -
Adjunct Professor
University of Rochester Simon Business School
January 2016 - June 2016
Senior Director of Product Management
Thompson CompuMark
2014 - 2015
Managing Director - Marketing
Eco-Mail
2013 - 2013
Vice President Global Strategy and New Business Development
Pitney Bowes
2008 - 2012
Vice President Global Product Management, Strategy & Marketing
Pitney Bowes
2005 - 2007
Vice President World Wide Product Management, Digital Imaging
Kodak Polychrome Graphics
2002 - 2004
General Manager, Digital Business and Product Management
Imation
1999 - 2001
President and Director General
Danka Mexicana
1996 - 1998
Sales, Marketing, Product Management, International Marketing Roles
Eastman Kodak Company
1983 - 1995

Education

Pepperdine University - 1991
MBA
University of Southern California - 1981
BA
Economics
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