John David Balla

John Balla is an award winning digital marketer and technologist, journalist, writer, musician, and songwriter. He has consulted some of the largest software companies in the world, including Microsoft, IBM, XEROX PARC, and many others. A corporate dropout, John continues to consult tech startups and other entrepreneurial-minded companies on a variety of high-impact digital marketing strategies and initiatives. Unlike most strategic consultants, John actually executes on his recommendations, thus affording clients a seamless idea-to-results fulfillment cycle.
  • The 5-Tool Music Monster Mashup

    by - May 1, 2016
    Who is the Bo Jackson, the Mickey Mantle, the Willie Mays of Music? Music critics, audiophiles and connoisseurs of music in general should have plenty to say about this one. (Comments are open at the end of...
  • Fix-It-In-The-Mix: Cheats and All…

    by - Apr 26, 2016
    DAW has widened the goal posts, but that hardly tells the whole story. One thing is sure: DAW mixing and editing is more relevant (and culpable) than ever. Truth be told, when I first set out to conduct...
  • Dispelling the Myths of Digital Modeling

    by - Mar 24, 2016
    Dispelling the Myths of Digital Modeling With Veteran Mixing Engineer Tim Jessup. Well, how did we get here? Recently I caught up with Tim Jessup at his mixing studio in Sedona, AZ. It was a studio...