John Kennedy Bio

Corporate Officers

John Kennedy

Chief Marketing Officer

John Kennedy is chief marketing officer for Xerox. He was named to this position and appointed a corporate vice president in July 2014. 

Kennedy is responsible for advertising, experiential marketing, public relations, internal communications, integrated campaigns, and interactive and social marketing.

Prior to joining Xerox, Kennedy served as vice president, marketing, for IBM Global Business Services, leading marketing and demand generation for IBM’s business services division. Earlier, Kennedy held a number of senior marketing, sales and strategy roles at the company in the U.S. and Asia-Pacific. Before joining IBM in 1996, Kennedy was with Procter & Gamble and started his career with NationsBank (now Bank of America). 

Kennedy serves on the boards of the Association of National Advertisers and Business Marketing Association. He received his MBA from Harvard University, and bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

In the News

"Top Challenges for B-to-B CMOs in 2016: Customers, Data, and Content", AdAge, January 2016
Xerox CMO John Kennedy included in an AdAge virtual roundtable on the top challenges facing B-to-B CMOs in 2016. company.