CEO, The Service Council
John Carroll is an entrepreneurial, marketing and business development executive with a consistent record of growing revenue, market share and business valuation.
He founded The Service Council™ in 2009 with a vision to create a platform for innovation sharing, shaping and sharpening; where uncommon service-centric businesses can emulate the strategies deployed by Global Service Leaders. Under Carroll's direction, The Service Council has grown from a groundbreaking idea to a community that features greater than 150,000 service executives worldwide across 6 continents, with representation in greater than 30 countries.
Prior to The Service Council, he served as Vice President of Marketing at Single Source Systems, Inc., a leading provider of service management software. Here he helped grow market share and revenues leading to its eventual acquisition by Infor Global Solutions. Before Single Source Systems, Inc., he was a key member of the management team and was responsible for the successful turnaround and return to profitability of Boston-based IT Analyst firm Aberdeen Group which led to its eventual acquisition by Harte-Hanks, Inc. – HHS (NYSE). During this time, he was responsible for the co-founding and establishment of the Service Chain Management and Customer Management research practices, as well as, the Chief Service Officer Summit Series.
John is a frequent author and speaker on the topic of service management and is well-known for his passion for a Smarter Services™ culture.