John Textor is Executive Chairman of Pulse Evolution Corporation. Textor heads prominent digital productions of films like Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
John Textor obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wesleyan University in the year 1987. Textor co-founded and also became the leading partner of Wyndcrest Holdings in the year 1997. Wyndcrest Holdings is privately owned firm located in Florida and it mainly focuses on internet, entertainment as well as telecommunication. In 1999, John Textor was made the director of Parent Company as well as BabyUniverse, an online retailer of kids’ merchandise. He later became the chairman in the year 2002 and escalated to the position of a CEO in 2005.
In his experience as the CEO, John Textor served as chairman as well as CEO of Sims Snowboards. Textor was also jointly in charge of strategic planning as well as company funds for Michael Swerdlow companies. Textor also became the founding director for Lydian Trust Company/Virtual Bank.com.
John Textor served as the chairman as well as CEO of Digital Domain in the year 2006 and also its mother company, Digital Domain Media Group, and at the same time led the corporations in acquisition and restructuring of Digital Domain into Digital Domain Group. Both companies have focused in the creation of visual effects for at least 80 prominent feature films, and 25 of these films have been done under the leadership of John Textor. Several of the movies produced under the supervision and management of Textor include; Transformers, Real Steel, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, as well as Tron: Legacy. John Textor has also led the corporation to attaining an Academy Award for being the pioneer in the creation of the first realistic virtual human actor in the film titled The Curious of Benjamin Button that was given Achievement in Visual Effects Award in the year 2009 and also the CLIO advertising awards.
Following his contribution in Digital Domain, Textor went further to serve as an executive chairman of Pulse Evolution Corporation. This is a virtual production company that focuses in the creation and use of digitally generated human characters.
The time John Textor has worked as a producer has seen him play an important role in the creation of the film titled Ender’s Game and he is presently working on Art Story. His management has also created digital versions of popular celebrities like Michael Jackson, Tupac Shakur and Marilyn Monroe.