Professional Biography: John Buckman

John Buckman is a senior-level marketing and communications professional with demonstrated expertise in developing and implementing programs for both large and emerging companies and organizations in information technology, content/publishing, life sciences/health and financial services.

As an independent consultant since 1987, Buckman has helped American, Australian and British clients cast an outsized shadow, motivate prospects, enhance reputations, strengthen relationships and influence stakeholders. He quickly develops and drives initiatives in multiple industries and policy areas and is highly skilled at messaging and positioning. He is a superb writer and communicator with a diversified portfolio of high-quality work across various media (print, e-marketing, Web management and more).

Buckman is also adept in all facets of traditional and innovative campaigns including Web 2.0 social marketing tools. And he is an effective manager of staff, budgets, outside agencies, creative talent and technical vendors.

As a business writer, the Golden Quill-winning Buckman has been published widely, including producing special sections for Fortune, Forbes, Business Week and other publications. For many years, he wrote a column for a British magazine, Investor Relations, about technology and its impact on capital markets and investing.

Buckman started his career as a journalist, working for Time magazine in Washington D.C., London and Johannesburg. He also reported for South Africa’s The Financial Mail.

Buckman was educated at The George Washington University and The London School of Economics. He and his family live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


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