John M. Gitelman

Brand and Marketing Management

John Gitelman is a resourceful, entrepreneurial branding, marketing, communications and management leader skilled at identifying, assessing and advancing innovative business opportunities. He has held numerous key executive roles as CEO and Vice President in which he wrote business plans, secured funding, rallied teams, rebranded companies and managed the successful transition to financial stability.

John’s corporate background at such large companies as Bose and Polaroid combined with an entrepreneurial spirit leading startups, small and medium-sized businesses offers a unique blend of understanding, clarity and action.

He brings unique insight, creativity, energy and uncommon expertise to think strategically and execute with sleeves-rolled-up to get things done. With broad capabilities in strategic planning, product management, brand management, marketing communications and business development, John brings an excellent understanding and keen observation of consumer behavior, a strong ability to research, comprehend and leverage complex subjects with a creative and innovative outlook on marketing.

John has a diverse background in global and local consumer, commercial and industrial markets spanning the fields of non-profit fundraising, medical devices, consumer electronics, audio, imaging, robotics, IoT, semiconductors, software, networking, energy management, flight planning, services, industrial tooling, social media, real estate, travel and more.

John has an MBA in marketing and entrepreneurialism from Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business in New Orleans where he received the Faulk Award. He also received a B.A. in Sociology from Tulane University. He lives in Stow, MA with his wife, son, Icelandic Sheepdog and cat named Dexter.