Prominent entrepreneur John Textor is an extremely integral figure in the
competitive film industry. Currently the Executive Chairman of Pulse
Evolution Corporation in Port St. Lucie, Florida, this leading
professional is most recognized for visual effects involvement in big
productions such as Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s
End, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. As an influential
leader, he has held many renowned positions at Wyndcrest Holdings, The
Parent Company, BabyUniverse, Sims Snowboards, and Lydian Trust
Company. Most prominently, his former executive experiences as greatly
influenced his success as the main director of Pulse Evolution
In his profound effort to propel Pulse Evolution Corporation, Textor employed
his strategic management skills that he acquired throughout the 1990s.
For over twenty years, he has directed many major corporations and, as
a result, he has gained practical insight into the business industry.
After graduating from Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s degree in
Economics, he eventually co-founded Wyndcrest Holdings, which is a
private equity firm specializing in entertainment, telecommunications,
and the internet. His rapid and great success as a Managing Partner at this
renowned corporation led to his executive employment at The Parent
Company and BabyUniverse where he was hired for a Director role, but
was gradually awarded the admirable title of Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer. In 2006, he resigned from these two companies and
joined Digital Domain as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
During his six year term, he was responsible for implementing visual
effects for roughly eighty big feature films like Flags of Our
Fathers, Real Steel, and Pirates of the Caribbean.
In October of 2013, Textor founded Pulse Evolution Corporation, which
is a business that focuses on character development and human
animation. Essentially, this well-known company is the leader in
constructing realistic digital figures for live performances, mobile
applications, employee trainings, and branded entertainment. With
expert teams of artists, executives, and producers, Pulse Evolution
Corporation has the unique opportunity to deliver the most visually
appealing virtual characters.
Alongside his prominent management endeavors, Textor is heavily
involved in the producing sector. Throughout the years, he worked with
director Gavin Hood to create “The Ender’s Game,’ which is a
scientific film based on the books by Orson Scott Card. In the past,
he has successfully replicated virtual versions of renowned
celebrities such as Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Tupac Shakur, and
Michael Jackson. He is currently involved in the production of Art
Story, an original animated film.
Textor is also a member of the Tesla Science Center at War Denclyffe
group. Remarkably, his extensive portfolio of skill sets, all of which
he has acquired from former careers, have greatly contributed to his
overall executive success.