John Buckingham, MBA
Practitioner Faculty of Marketing
Harvard Business School-Boston, MA. 1978
Received MBA with emphasis in Marketing and Leadership. Wrote several company case studies with well-known professors. Started new division of branded products for Colgate Palmolive as summer intern.
Purdue University-West Lafayette, IN 1976
Graduated with B.S. in Pharmacy with distinction. Was President of five campus organizations and finalist for most outstanding male at graduation.
Work Experience (Past 15 years)
Pepperdine University | Malibu, CA
Founder and CEO
MedResults Network, Inc. /Huntington Beach, CA
I pioneered the only aesthetic buying network for aesthetic physicians and medical spas from 20 members to 1700 members and the company is growing at the rate of 32% per year. Largest customer for major brands: "Restylane", "Dysport" from Medicis (Valeant), "Radiesse" from Merz and Obagi.
Founder and CEO
December 2002 - June 2008
Solana MedSpas Irvine, CA
I pioneered and become the largest aesthetic facility developer in the United States with 76 retail medical locations with revenue exceeding $50MM. I successfully sold my company to a private equity firm in November 2007.
Chancellor and President
July 2001 - November 2002
Career Education Corporation College Long Beach, CA
Grew Revenue by 40% to $40MM and tripled net income. Started new branch in San Jose, California and achieved 110 starts with only two program offerings.
Increased Placement Rate from 82% to 95.5%.
Dean-Graduate School of Business
February 1999 - May 2001
University of Arizona | Tucson, AZ
Was first corporate executive to hold this position. Raised U.S. News Ranking from 37 to 30 in 18 months. Was awarded Faculty Member of the Year by students as Professor of Marketing and Strategy
President/COO/Chief Marketing Officer
October 1997 - February 1999
Directed the merger of three companies into one unified, effective and profitable
$80MM entity. Introduced branded industrial products while reorganizing and reenergizing national sales force. Was visionary leader and team builder for new division.
May 1993-September 1997
President/Chief Marketing Officer
St. Louis, Missouri
Developed and implemented total corporate strategy to ready $7MM revenue company for significant increase in market for electronic breath detection devices from new Government Regulations. Revenue grew with "Alco-Sensor" brand to almost $30MM with creation of manufacturing facility, new national and global sales organization and administrative additions along with new processes and procedures.
Board of Directors/Affiliations
MySkinInc (Private)-New York City, New York
EMedical Lending (Private)-Los Angeles, California VoiceIQ (Public)-Toronto-Canada
Knowledge Computing Corporation (Private)-Tucson, Arizona
Cyracom International (Private)-Tucson, Arizona
West Chemical Products (Public)-Princeton, New Jersey Legal
Genie, Inc. (Private), Santa Ana, California
Young Presidents Organization (YPO) for 19 Years in four chapters.
Sigma Chi Fraternity. Awarded prestigious Significant Sig Award in 2008 for outstanding career business accomplishments.