John T. Meyer
John T. Meyer is a seasoned leader who is passionate about inspiring others to be their best selves. With more than 15 years of experience in leadership roles, John has learned on the job by taking risks, making mistakes, and challenging himself and his teams to improve every day.
Currently, John is the Executive Director of Leadership South Dakota, where he is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders in South Dakota. In addition to his work with Leadership SD, John is also the founder of January, a coaching company where he helps founders grow and scale their businesses.
John is perhaps best known for co-founding Lemonly in 2011, a design firm that has worked with some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Netflix, Marriott, Major League Baseball, and Google. As CEO of Lemonly, John fostered a strong company culture that gained regional and national attention, making it one of the best places to work in the Midwest.
When he’s not working, John enjoys spending time with his wife Paige Pearson Meyer and being a proud girl dad to Margot and Liv. He’s also an avid runner, traveler, and always on the lookout for the next big idea.