Expert Vice President, Minneapolis
John Grudnowski is an expert vice president with Bain & Company based in Minneapolis. He is a leader in the firm's Digital and Customer Strategy & Marketing practices with deep digital marketing expertise.
John drives digital marketing results and capability growth across Bain's practices. He works with a range of global clients to create advantage in the age of the technology-driven consumer and advertising.
John is also the founder of digital marketing capability-builder FRWD, which Bain acquired. FRWD has driven more than $1B in measured top-line revenue growth as an innovation partner to global organizations and through its work with many insurgent brands, which have outpaced their category growth rates by more than 10 times over the past five years.
He is also an adjunct professor of marketing at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business, where he teaches an elective Integrated Marketing Communications class to prospective MBAs.
John holds a BA in communications from Gustavus Adolphus College.