John Guppy

Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing

President & Founder
Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing (GESM) President & Founder, John Guppy, has built a reputation over the past 27 years as one of the leading authorities on the business of soccer marketing, sponsorship, broadcast, and brand activation in the U.S.

The former Chicago Fire President/CEO and Octagon Director was on the books of Southampton FC as a schoolboy ultimately paving the way for a successful college and semi pro career in the States. In 2008 John launched GESM, a marketing services agency solely focused on helping corporate brands, international soccer properties, and media companies understand and access the soccer audience in the U.S.