Chief Executive Officer
January 2016 — Present
John Partilla is CEO of Screenvision Media, a premier cinema, video, and media organization. Screenvision, the innovation leader in cinema advertising, provides premium marketing and media solutions for advertisers and comprehensive representation of the cinema advertising interests of its theatrical exhibitor partners.
Prior to joining Screenvision Media, Mr. Partilla served as CEO of Olson Group, and EVP, Digital Practice Lead, of ICF International. Under his leadership, Olson Group achieved double-digit growth annually. By the time it was acquired by ICF International in 2014, he had grown the bottom line 20% and the Olson Group had become the third-largest independent digital agency in the United States. After the merger, he became the head of ICF's Digital Services Group, putting him in charge of more than 1,000 employees.
His 30-year career has spanned across digital, media, and advertising sectors -- he’s held varied, and increasingly senior leadership roles including Chief Operating Officer of Dentsu Network West; President, Global Media Sales of Clear Channel Communications; and President, Global Media Group of Time Warner. Prior to his media sector experience, Mr. Partilla spent 18 years on the agency side of the business, rising to Managing Partner and Executive Vice President of Young and Rubicam. He was also the founder and CEO of Y&R’s Brand Buzz, a digitally driven agency that helped pioneer digital practices and persuasion in its 10-year lifecycle.