John Schneider is vice president of product marketing at Jive Software. John and his team are responsible for the go-to-market strategy and outbound communications for the Jive-n product. As an accomplished Silicon Valley professional, he has spent his career as a strategy and marketing expert.

Before joining Jive Software, Schneider held a broad range of technology related positions. Most recently, he was a founding member of eBay Enterprise, leading the west coast marketing strategy practice centered on delivering demand generation strategy services for B2B companies. Before eBay, he worked for LEVEL Studios (a Publicis company) as an account director. Prior to that, John worked for Seagate Technology, where he led strategic IT portfolio initiatives. He also worked at Deloitte Consulting, supporting Fortune 500 clients such as HP, Lucent and SGI.

With a strong background in consulting, John’s passion centers on assisting global organizations to define and implement marketing strategies that strengthen brand presence and program effectiveness. It is this passion that led to a lecturer position at the Leavey School of Business, which he has held since 2007, teaching Business Capstone to the senior graduating class. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, a minor in French from Aix-Marseille III University in Aix-en-Provence, France, and a Masters in Business Administration from Santa Clara University.