John Clauss
HNP Advisor / CEO, MarkerSeven

John Clauss is a successful entrepreneur with more than fifteen years of strategic consulting and management experience. Under his guidance as co-founder and co-owner, John helped Marker Seven grow from a start-up to a thriving company with an impressive roster of Fortune 500 clients. As CEO, John is responsible for long-term strategic direction, ensuring that Marker Seven delivers on our vision of value, high-quality work and exceptional service.

Working in Internet technology since 1994, John was the Director of International Business Development at LinkShare Corporation, a pioneer in internet marketing. There, John was responsible for expanding the company’s operations to international markets. Before LinkShare, John worked for the Citibank Internet Group, where he spearheaded the development and marketing of various web-based products for tens of millions of Citibank customers. John also worked in Argentina and Brazil for Merck Pharmaceuticals, launching some of their first web-based management tools.

John holds an MBA from The Thunderbird School of International Management and a BBA in International Business and Economics from James Madison University