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John Coonen
Works at 'corePHP'
Attended St. Olaf College
Lives in Crystal Lake, Illinois
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Need company? We're "all-in" as your technology partner. Get a free quote today on your next big, bold project, at https://corephp.com/quote/ and let's roll!
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Muahahah! Joomla 2.5 END OF LIFE is near!  Time to upgrade, folks! https://www.corephp.com/blog/joomla-2-5-end-life-near/
On December 31st, Joomla 2.5 will reach “End Of Life.” Now's the perfect time to make sure you update to Joomla 3. 'corePHP' can help!
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Why they didn't they sledgehammer test the Gorilla Glass?
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Because well, Mike Rowe. 
Mike Rowe: Learning from dirty jobs
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Exciting to be working with the  'corePHP' Boys - Steven & Michael Pignataro - as we launch this kick-ass new Joomla component... Saw version 0.1 launch at CMS Expo years back, now it's fully baked, road-tested and ready to "GO!" (oh, and it's free). Get it at www.corephp.com 
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Causin' trouble...
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Converging Technology: Find out how to transform your passive CMS into an active Content Marketing and Sales Superpower. CEO Steven Pignataro will present
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Your web developer may be getting ready to abandon ship, and you don't know it. Here's some telltale signs, and what to do about it.
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Content = good.
Marketing = Better.
Sales = BEST!

So we wrapped Content Marketing + Sales into one seamless package, called paGO Commerce for Joomla! Check it out:   www.pagocommerce.com 
NEW from corePHP, paGO Commerce is the best new e-commerce suite for Joomla!
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Check out my new article on The CMS Connection, if ya like... Longtime open source advocate David Hurley' is ON THE MOVE. I admire his strategy for David's brand-new Marketing Automation start-up, called MAUTIC. Unique double-helix twist that should capture some wind for the start-up's sails, while pestering the big boys in the Automated Marketing sector just a bit:

1) Mautic is open source
2) Mautic is a non-profit 

Check out our Q & A with David about Mautic here: 

http://www.cmsconnection.com/on-the-move-david-hurley-launches-mautic-non-profit-marketing-automation-organization
David Hurley is on the move, with a unique spin on Marketing Automation: It\'s a non-profit! Check out Mautic.
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98 people
Work
Occupation
CMO, 'corePHP'
Skills
Connector of great people, investor in great ideas.
Employment
  • 'corePHP'
    Chief Marketing Officer, 2014 - present
    Share the good word with others on 'corePHP's accomplishments and innovations in Content, Marketing and Sales ("CMS") technology, and gently persuade folks to hire 'corePHP' to do what they do best: Develop great software.
  • CMS Association
    President, 2008 - present
    Co-founder of CMS Expo Learning & Business Conference and Publisher of the CMS Connection portal & magazine. Over 10,000 have attended this one of a kind conference and expo, dedicated to showcasing the world's leading CMSs and their respective ecosystems.
  • The Coffee Group
    Partner, 1987 - present
    An innovation consultancy, the Coffee Group serves as a holding company for technology events and tech start-ups to grow and prosper.
  • Lakeside Legacy Foundation
    Executive Board, 2000 - 2005
    With the help of thousands (literally), helped lead this effort to save the historic Dole Mansion and surrounding 11 acres of land from commercial development, ultimately converting the beautiful space into an arts education center, surrounded by the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park. Fundraised over $2M, and with the incredible support from the Crystal Lake Jaycees, the Illinois Jaycees and the US Jaycees, spearheaded the effort to re-purpose the property, used by over 30,000 people annually for festivals, events and community gatherings.
  • ATN Interactive
    Partner, 1994 - 2000
    Start-up of Chicago NW suburb's first dial-up ISP. One of the very first web design and hosting companies.
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Currently
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Previously
Chicagoland
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I'll take two.
Introduction
  • CMO of a pretty cool tech company, called 'corePHP'

  • Christian Catholic
  • Married with two adult kids
  • Political campaign manager (in a former life)
  • Studio Art Major who stumbled into technology
  • Founder CMS Expo tech business conference
  • Rehabilitating others to now think of "CMS" as Content, Marketing & Sales
Bragging rights
Married to Linda. "I'm content, she's management."
Education
  • St. Olaf College
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Male
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Married