John Hall (H2008)
John Hall is the director of event content at private business-to-business media company Edgell Communications in New Jersey where he develops event content for higher-end executive events catering to senior IT and line-of-business executives in the Retail, Hospitality, CPG and Apparel industries, as well as Defense, Financial Services and other industries that utilize mobile enterprise technology. John’s primary responsibility is to engage senior executives as speakers, acting as their liaison from the moment of engagement to the moment they leave the stage. John previously served as managing editor and cover-story contributor for the company’s RIS News and Consumer Goods Technology publications.
Prior John was the founder and president of an events management company resulting from his being spun off with his events department from the United Media Licensing division of United Feature Syndicate in New York City where he directed the national event operations showcasing the PEANUTS and GARFIELD licensed properties in both business and consumer settings. His own company continued to handle the United Media properties and was also an official licensee of the 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games.
Prior John was a New York City-based performer whose career included a featured role Off-Broadway and on the related original cast album. In his twenties and early thirties John took any performance job that would pay him to travel somewhere he had never been before and in the process visited 48 of the United States extensively, as well as several international locations. He counts Istanbul and New Guinea as his most intriguing destinations thus far.