A University Double Gold Medalist & winner of several prestigious awards, John Thomas comes with a strong academic background and a couple of years stint with the Advertising & Publishing industry. Desire to travel, see places and learn international best practices replanted him to Dubai, the media hub of the Middle East. Walk into his cube and a newspaper clipping “SMS KILLS GRAMMAR SKILLS” will catch your attention. That’s John’s findings during his Mass Communication Course. His well-published research on implications of SMS Messaging on the language skills of students earned him wide acclaim in the academic circles of India. Love for research also fetched him an individual membership in the International Association for Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE), a global network of Christian Scholars & Institutions,IOWA, USA.
When he is not engaging with fans on the social media communities of his clients, he likes to venture outdoors with his camera. His passion for photography and documentary film making is evident from his documentaries on the Toda and Santal Tribe of India, piles and piles of albums that take one through the life of various Indian tribes and of course the beautiful women he came across in life. His documentary film " In Search of Christian Art in India", for CMN productions, Atlanta, Georgia, has been broadcast in the USA.
An avid blogger, one can take a peek into his world of photography through his blogs. John had a brief stint as Editor of Networker Publications where he managed the editorial operations of Networker Magazine and more recently as Managing Editor of UAE Top 5 websites - a web portal of top brands. In Top 5 he was responsible for managing not only the portal but also the company's representations on social media platforms like Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.
With his youthful energy and “lets do it” attitude, John ideally represents the new generation tech savvy managers having extensive knowledge in the digital media space. A multi-disciplinarian, he sometimes juggles the role of a journalist, photographer,copywriter and reporter. An avid photographer, John has backpacked across India, filming documentaries and living in deep jungles inhabited by indigenous tribes. He grew up in India and remains addicted to mountains, forests and spicy, delicious Indian food. John has a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication & Media Studies and a Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication. He is an individual member of the International Association for Promotion of Christian Higher Education, a global network of Christian scholars and institutions