John Partilla is the CEO of Screenvision, a New York City-based cinema advertising firm. Screenvision’s advertising network is made up of nearly 2,500 theatre locations and 15,00- screens across the United States.
Prior to joining Screenvision, he worked as the EVP and Group Leader of the Digital Services Group at ICF International. In this capacity, he headed nine offices and more than 1000 employees across the United States & Canada. This organization is a novel breed of agency and boasts a unique and complementary range of offerings. It helped transform company’s digital brands, guiding them through the strategic, creative, and technological processes involved in transforming a business in today’s digitally driven world. The ICF Digital Services Group comprises the capabilities and efforts of PulsePoint Group Consulting, Olson Group, and ICF Interactive. Specifically, the group offers omnichannel solutions involving design and advertising, content, robust analytics, business intelligence, portal solutions, e-commerce and more.
Prior to ICF International, John Partilla served as Chief Executive Officer of the Olson Group. Here, he oversaw the company’s seven offices and 500-plus employees. John was instrumental in the company’s efforts to grow as the group grew over twenty percent top line and bottom line, establishing itself as one of the largest independent digital agencies in North America. In 2014, Olson group gained P.F. Chang’s, Wet N Wild Beauty, Weight Watchers, Hyatt Hotels, Planters, and Trulia as clients under John Partilla’s leadership. At the end of 2014, Partilla helped facilitate the acquisition of Olson into ICF International.
John Partilla has worked for several other large, and leading global organizations. He worked for Dentsu Network West as its Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2013. John Partilla served as the President of Global Media Sales at Clear Channel Communications from 2009 to the beginning of 2011. Prior to Clear Channel Communications, John served as the President of Time Warner’s Global Media Group from 2004 to 2009.
John Partilla first began his career at Young & Rubicam in 1986, where he spent 18 years serving in a number of different positions. He eventually rose to the position of Managing Partner and Executive Vice President at Y&R. He founded and served as CEO of Brand Buzz, a digitally driven agency within Young & Rubicam.
John Partilla holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Delaware and Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University. John was previously on Lighthouse International’s advisory board. Currently, he is a member of Selectable Media Inc.’s board of directors.