John Duffy is the founder and chief executive officer of 3Cinteractive
(3C). 3C was founded with a vision to make it easy for businesses to engage consumers on their mobile device. Today, 3C has helped some of the world's largest retailers and brands engage over 130 million unique consumers on their mobile device. And, the mobile consumer engagement that 3C facilitates drives over $2 billion of annual revenue for clients.
Prior to founding 3C, John helped build several successful companies in a broad section of industries. He is a serial entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in telecom, payment processing and mobile.
John has been honored with numerous awards including Ernst & Young's "Entrepreneur of The Year® Award", the South Florida Business Journal's "Ultimate CEO", the Sun Sentinel's "Excalibur Award", as well as being named to Irish America magazine's "Business 100" list of the best and brightest leaders of Irish descent. Under his leadership, 3C was named “America’s Most Promising Company” in 2013 by Forbes magazine.
John believes giving back is at the heart of his success. He serves on the board of the Dan Marino Foundation and is very involved in several other philanthropic organizations. He also serves as a mentor and supports various programs that facilitate the development of young entrepreneurs.
As a thought leader on topics including mobile and entrepreneurship, John is a highly sought after speaker and expert. He has been profiled in numerous publications including The New York Times and Forbes magazine as well as appearing on CNBC's Squawk Box, MSNBC and other programs.