John Poisson

John Poisson is a designer and serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years experience in retail, consumer technology, and film. Today he develops retail experiences and innovation strategies for leading brands around the world, and is launching a retail brand called Maison6. He was previously Founder & CEO of Wantful, a luxury online gift retailer.

In 2004, John founded Tiny Pictures, whose Radar photo sharing service was a pioneer in mobile social media. The company was acquired in 2009 by Shutterfly. At Shutterfly he served as VP of Mobile and Social Media.

He also led mobile design and R&D at Sony in Tokyo, and founded two of Canada’s largest visual effects studios.

John studied cinematography at Boston University, where he later served as Adjunct Professor.

Twitter: @poisson