President & CEO
Johann Starke founded FCV and is responsible for the agency’s overall operations. In addition to his role at FCV, Johann serves on the British Columbia Technology Industry Association CEO Council, is an advisor to Placespeak, a social technology enterprise, and is an MBA mentor at the University of British Columbia. Before FCV, Johann was Director of Business Development at Expedia while it rose to become a global brand. He played a key role in the creation and growth of Expedia’s global private label technology platform launching solutions for brands such as American Airlines, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and WestJet. Previous to joining Expedia, Johann worked in the United States as Business Development Manager at Amdocs, formerly Qpass, where he led business development efforts within the mobile and interactive television business unit. Prior to joining Amdocs, Johann was a Senior Consultant at Accenture and a Consultant at Ernst & Young.
Johann holds a B.Comm. in Finance & Computer Information Systems from the University of Colorado and is a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and Young Presidents’ Organization.
Johann has been recognized in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under Forty, his philanthropic endeavours earned FCV a Community Leadership Award from the British Columbia Technology Industry Association and FCV has been repeatedly listed in the PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.