John Marden

Consultant - Marketing Strategy, Research, & New Product Development


Director at Large, Research & Strategy, 2017 - 2018
AMA Minnesota Board of Directors

As a New Product Development professional, John Marden has led the creation & launch of LED lighting, lighting controls, medical devices, energy-saving performance contracts, web-based energy information & control systems, Wi-Fi thermostats, geo-fencing, connected home apps, and other products, services, and integrated solutions.  John has more than two decades of experience contributing to profitable business growth at Honeywell, GE, Xcel Energy, 3M, Imation, and other organizations.  He is also a volunteer adaptive ski instructor for the Courage Center.

John has a MBA in Marketing & Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota and a BA in Communications from the University of Minnesota.  He lives in Southwest Minneapolis with his wife and three children.