John Maisel – Distilessence CEO
John Maisel is CEO of DISTILESSENCE, a strategy consultancy in publishing, sales and marketing. He is the former longtime publisher of ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine, published by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). His 30+ year career includes successful sales, management and publisher responsibilities, including McGraw-Hill and Reed. John has spoken at FOLIO: events and electrical industry management seminars. One of John’s passions is leading editorial and sales teams to better understand, focus and capitalize on unique growth opportunities within their markets. Prior to the publishing business, John served in the U.S. Marine Corps.