John Lawson is one of the most sought after speakers in the world on Ecommerce and Customer Acquisition via digital marketing. John is the Amazon #1 best-selling author, Cognitive College Adjunct Professor and CEO of his own hugly successful ecommerce empire. John is a recognized thought leader who has be tapped as both an IBM Ecommerce Futurist and Ebay Influencer.

He was awarded Platinum Powerseller status by Ebay and has has generated 10’s of millions through marketplaces sales and social branding. John’s #1 best-selling book, “Kick Ass Social Commerce for E-prenuers” has topped 6 categories on Amazon and awarded Small Business Book of the year by Small Business Trends. He is celebrated as one of the Top 100 Small Business Influencers in America and crowned “Savviest in Social Media” by StartUp Nation.

Lawson is a certified customer acquisition specialist and international keynote speaker, with an absolute wealth of knowledge on all things dealing with online retail and digital marketing. John is a pioneer in the retail vertical and founder of The Ecommerce Group, a global community of more than 6,300 ecommerce vendors and marketers.


John has addressed 10’s of thousands worldwide in more than a dozen countries. A few notable shows for reference:

South by Southwest (SxSW)
Internet Retailer (USA)
E-Tail (Denmark, Singapore)
Ad-Tech (Sydney)
Digital Summit (Atlanta)
Ecommerce Conference (South Africa)
eCommerce Asia (Kuala Lumpur)


The Ecommerce Group – 6,000 online retailers
Twitter (@ColderICE) – 57,000 followers
Instagram – 10,000 followers
Facebook – 9,200 friends and followers
LinkedIN – 2,900 contacts


Platinum PowerSeller – Ebay US
Top Rated Seller – Amazon
Savviest in Social Media – StartUp Nation
International Retailer Award – Ecommerce Asia
Top 100 Small Business Influencer – Small Biz Trends

IBM Commerce Futurist – IBM Commerce
Ebay Influencer – Ebay Global