John Textor is the renowned Executive Chairman for the Pulse Evolution Corporation. Textor is known to lead the big name digital productions in several movies like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Transformers and the Pirates of the Caribbean; At Worlds End.
John Textor got his Bachelor of Arts in economics degree from the Wesleyan University in the year 1987. John Textor is believed to have co-founded and became the Managing Partner of the Wyndcrest Holdings in the year 1997.
Wyndcrest Holdings is actually a private equity company which is currently located in Florida with the major focus on entertainment, in telecommunication and also in the internet. In the year 1999, John Textor was appointed to become the director of The Parent Company and the Baby Universe, a renowned internet retailer for children’s products. He later was appointed to be the chairman in the year 2002 and gradually moved up become the chief executive officer later in 2005.
With his great executive experience attained over the years, John Textor was one time the Chairman and the CEO of the famous Sims Snowboards. Textor was also responsible for the strategic planning and the corporate finance for the Michael Swerdlow Companies. John Textor is believed to have been the founding director of the famous Lydian Trust Company and the Virtual Bank.com.
John Textor was appointed to become the chairman and the CEO of the Digital Domain in the year 2006 together with the parent company, the Digital Domain Media Group, and he managed to lead the two companies until the acquisition and the reconstruction of the modern Digital Domain into the Digital Domain Media Group. The two institutions have managed to do visual effects for over 80 large scale feature type of out of these films, 25 of them were actually under Textor’s guidance. Some of the great films created under the leadership of John Textor include the Transformers, theLegacy,the Real Steel, and the Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Textor has also managed to lead the institution to an Academy Award for premium believable digital human actor in the famous Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which actually received the Achievement in Visual Effects award in the year 2009 and the CLIO advertising awards.
After his position with the Digital Domain, Mr. John Textor proceeded to finally become the executive chairman of the Pulse Evolution Corporation. Pulse is a famous digital production that is known to mostly specialize in applications of computer-generated human likeness.