John Bradley Jackson is Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at California State University Fullerton. At CSUF Jackson is a Lecturer on Entrepreneurial Marketing, New Venture Creation, New Venture Launch, Commercializing Technology, and Social Media. Known affectionately as “Professor JJ,” Jackson brings practical marketing and sales knowledge to the classroom from both Silicon Valley and Wall Street.
Jackson’s career began in high technology sales in the semiconductor industry at Signetics Inc., but he soon moved to high technology market research with Dataquest Incorporated. At Dataquest, he served as Vice President and held a variety of roles in sales, marketing, and research. Later, he joined Bowne and Company, the world’s largest financial printer, and served as Senior Vice President responsible for sales, marketing, and operations. Jackson also held various senior management roles at Conner Peripherals, Multimedia Research Group, Communication Industry Researchers, and Forrester Research.