Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer
John Avagliano serves as the chief operating and finance officer. John brings over two decades of mergers and acquisitions, operations, finance and senior management experience across a broad spectrum of industries, including music, film, cosmetics, apparel, and health care. While working in these industries he managed information technology departments in which chief information officers (CIOs) and chief technology officers (CTO) reported directly to him.
Most recently John worked on mergers and acquisitions at Image Entertainment and Millennium Entertainment with private equity firms; acquired, managed and sold to BET founder Robert L. Johnson Entertainment and private investors.
John formerly served as senior vice president of Financial Operations at Warner Music Group (WMG). As SVP he was responsible for financial oversight of global manufacturing, distribution and print businesses, worldwide financial planning and analysis, U.S. advertising procurement, real estate management, offices services support and U.S. purchasing.
Prior to WMG, John was chief financial officer at Warner Home Video (WHV). In addition to managing the overall finance function at WHV, he led negotiations for acquiring and distributing independent theatrical and TV content; this included PBS, Discovery Channel, BBC and National Geographic.
John received his B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business. He maintains strong ties with Wharton through his participation as a member of the Wharton Secondary School Advisory Board.
Prior to his current role, John had a long association with MLOGICA as member of our Board of Advisors.
John and his wife live in New Jersey.