John Dunlap, President and founder of D4, started the company in 2005 and brings more than 20 years of digital media design, product development, and Internet marketing experience to D4 Advanced Media.
John is a trusted consultant for hundreds of businesses and organizations; overseeing the design and development of Internet marketing strategies, custom websites, web-based applications, and new product launches. His entrepreneurial endeavors have led to the creation of several successful business ventures, most notably in the shooting sports and retro video gaming industries. John is the driving force behind D4’s industry leading design and product development team.
John is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno where he earned a bachelor’s in international business and marketing. He is a board member of the Nevadaworks Workforce Development Council and a longstanding Board Member of the American Marketing Association (AMA) Reno-Tahoe Chapter.
He resides in Reno, NV with his wife Courtney and their four children.
Outside of work John finds inspiration by spending time with his family, and volunteering in his church. Once the kids are in bed – you’ll find him restoring and maintaining a collection of vintage British cars, planning his next wild-game hunt, or learning a new skill.
The song that gets John to bust a move on the dance floor is “Start Me Up” by the Rolling Stones
His personal motto is, "ideas and thoughts are nice, but execution is everything". He finds there are so many great ideas, yet, so few great executions - because execution is hard.
“Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it, they will want to come back and see you do it again, and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.” Walt Disney