John E. Walker
Co-founder & CSO
John Walker has seamlessly blended over 20 years experience in marketing and online advertising expertise to carry out his dual role of Chief Solutions officer and Co-founder of Talent Evolution. Talent Evolution is a digital marketing agency specializing in creating strategic marketing solutions for small and medium sized businesses throughout Southern California. Whether it’s blogging, twittering, search engine optimization or create result pulling websites Walker packages the knowledge small business owners need to brand a professional identity and grow their businesses in the digital world.
Walker has online marketing expertise in social media, mobile, video, viral campaigns, search engine marketing, and search engine optimization. Prior to co-founding Talent Evolution, Walker was an interactive solutions consultant for Bernard Hodes Group, a leading integrated talent solutions firm. There he directed the development of corporate recruitment marketing strategies built around social media and social networking.
Walker, also described on LinkedIn as a “great trainer, speaker, and mentor,” leads Talent Evolution seminars and webinars. He is an Authorized Local Expert for Constant Contact and has participated in training hundreds of small business owners and marketing professionals in email, event and social media marketing. Walker has spoken at various conferences and meeting like Email World 2013, Geek Girls 2013 and Small Business Week for Constant Contact. He writes a blog for the Talent Evolution website Through both outlets he shares his expertise, best practices, emerging trends, must reads, and hot topics with small business owners.
In a volunteer capacity, Walker facilitates a social media workshop for REBOOT, a San Diego based non-profit that assists transitioning Veterans from military back to the civilian workforce. He is a life-long resident of San Diego, California and enjoys playing classical guitar, outdoor activities and being a grandfather to 5 Grandchildren.