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John Hallman

Advisor Greater Los Angeles Area, US

Co Founder and COO, meMINI Ltd and Managing Partner, Create Advisory Partners.

Co Founder and COO, meMINI Ltd and Managing Partner, Create Advisory Partners.

2 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Enterprise Sales
  • Business Development

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Business Development

Involved In


meMINI Ltd


meMINI Inc
Canadian Film Centre


Co Founder and COO meMINI Ltd March 2015 - present
Managing Partner Create Advisory Partners January 2014 - present
Adjunct Faculty | Executive Mentor Canadian Film Centre April 2013 - present
VP, Corporate Business Development DTS, Inc. 2012 - 2014
VP, Business Development WeVideo 2011 - 2012
VP, Business Development THX, Ltd April 2004 - September 2011
VP, Business Development Audyssey Laboratories January 2009 - June 2010
Business Development Motorola January 2007 - January 2009
VP, Business Development Palaver Communications 2002 - 2004
VP, Business Development SealedMedia 2001 - 2002
Worldwide Markets Manager - Digital Video Apple 1999 - 2001
Director, Business Development Integrated Computing Engines (ICE) 1998 - 1999


California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Business Administration, Management and Operations 1988 - 1990

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Hardware
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Smart Home
  • • Sports
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • TV
  • • Movies/Film
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Saas • Sales Strategy • B2B sales • Business Development • Strategic Partnerships

Key Accomplishments

I have worked with a number of great startups, raising a cumulative just shy of $20M. Current venture did a successful crowdfunding raise, launched the product and is now executing on its growth strategy (hardware/software company).

I am passionate about working with great people, foreign companies that need support in the US in developing presence, and developing the narrative that leads to a great company.

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Mark Thomas
We worked together  •  Advisor, Thomas Group (2015) Ltd and Board Member, MyHR..
John has a wide range of commercial and productization experience combined with great intelligence, a cool head and the ability to find well ... reasoned and practical solutions to the often chaotic startup environment. Very Highly Recommended.
Idan Beck
We worked together  •  Mentor, and Director, EVA Automation, Inc.. Cornell grad. Cornell grad.
John is an awesome and energetic guy that is always looking for ways to connect people and provide value and constructive advice. Always ha ... d a blast with regards to every interaction we had - always genuine and direct.

Tom McDonald
We worked together  •  Technical Marketing, Quantum and Business Development, Start-up. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.
Tom smartly balances his corporate experience with the unstructured nature of startups. He has an uncanny ability to get things done fast wh ... ile not taking shortcuts on either the product or the business.

Mark Thomas
We worked together  •  Advisor, Thomas Group (2015) Ltd and Board Member, MyHR..
Mark has an amazing depth of experience coupled with a sensible approach to problem solving. He is highly regarded by the investment and tec ... hnology community and a great asset to have on the team.