John D. Bernard
Bernard at the Firefox OS launch event
|Alma mater||MBA, Henley Management College|
|Occupation||Global Marketing Director, Firefox OS|
Bernard is a UK businessman, also ranked as one of the top 10 Marketers in the UK according to Marketing magazine's Little Black Book. The former head of Marketing for LG Mobile UK and Sony Ericsson, Bernard is credited with creating the LG brand in the UK and for launching the Chocolate Phone. Bernard left LG Mobile and joined Sony Ericsson in 2007.
Bernard, was shortlisted for The UK 'Marketer of the Year' award.
Bernard joined Mozilla from Canonical Ltd. leading marketing  at Ubuntu from 2009, where their global PC desktop OS market share has increased from <1% to over 5% in three years  through Ubuntu's introduction and rapid growth in retail stores; also through launching Ubuntu for Android (also Ubuntu TV) at the CES and MWC events in 2012. Ubuntu is recognised as the major threat to Microsoft's dominance in the PC market  and one of the market-leaders in Cloud and Server.
Bernard became Head of Marketing for LG Mobile in the UK and was credited with winning 3 awards whilst with the Korean manufacturer. Bernard worked for LG Mobile for almost four years, leaving to join a competitor.
Bernard then became part of the Global Marketing team for Sony Ericsson. In 2008 he signed up the musician Usher for global campaigns as well as producing a number of local marketing initiatives.
John Bernard is currently the Global Marketing Head at Mozilla Firefox OS.
Bernard has previously been selected as a judge for awards ceremonies hosted within the telecommunications industry and Marketing bodies such as The Marketing Society.
Bernard, previously worked at Ubuntu, the cutting edge developers of Open Source and leaders in Linux, running the global marketing function and competing with Microsoft Windows and Apple on the desktop space.
- "Sony Ericsson Recruits ex-LG Marketing Head in Senior Role". Marketing Week. 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2008-05-16.