Ms John is a graduate by profession and has also trained at the Administrative Staff College of India and Dancer, Fitzgerald & Sample, New York.

She has over 30 years of experience in Advertising. She is a serial entrepreneur, having started the branch offices for Sistas Pvt Ltd (one of India's oldest advertising agencies) and Saatchi & Saatchi. She then started her own advertising agency, Mindset Advertising Private Limited in 1998.

In 2004, Mindset was awarded the ‘Agency of the Year’ and Mindset has been covered by NDTV Profit, CNBC TV 18, Agency FAQS Business India.

In 2009, Ms John was awarded the "Entrepreneur of the Year" by HMA Hyderabad Management Association and the Creative Entrepreneur award by Zee TV.

In 2011 JWT, the leading global advertising network and India’s largest integrated communications company, acquired a majority stake in Mindset Advertising Private Limited, Hyderabad’s highly awarded advertising agency.

As of Dec 31st Ms John has assumed the role of Chairman Emeritus of JWT Mindset, Hyderabad and is on the Board. She is also a Board Member of United Way, Hyderabad.

Ms John is Founder & Director, Coach Life Asia, having trained with one of the world’s top 10 coaches, Curly Martin, Achievement Specialists, UK and who wrote the first definitive book on Life Coaching.