John Kalinich is the Vice President of Consumer Direct for Deckers Outdoor Corporation and leads its worldwide eCommerce operations. Deckers builds niche products into global lifestyle brands by designing and marketing innovative, functional and fashion-oriented footwear, developed for both high performance outdoor activities and everyday casual lifestyle use. Deckers markets its products under the UGG, Teva, Tsubo, Ahnu and Simple brand names. Prior to joining Deckers, John held various positions with Coopers & Lybrand an international accounting and consultancy firm. In 1995, he was appointed COO of Teva Sport Sandals, and in 2002 led the successful sale of Teva Sport Sandals to Deckers Outdoor Corporation. Following the sale, John has held several positions with Deckers including Vice President of Intellectual Property and Licensing and served for a period of time on the company's board of directors. John and his family currently reside in Flagstaff Arizona.