John Suh retired in October 2019 after 25 years in various CEO roles. He served as LegalZoom’s CEO from 2007 and as a member of LegalZoom’s board of directors since 2005. Prior to LegalZoom, he was CEO of StudioDirect, the internet division of a global supply chain company, Li and Fung Limited. Prior to StudioDirect, John co-founded and served as CEO of Castling Group, helping offline companies create their internet divisions and launching category leaders such as jcrew.com, Barneysny.com, and hifi.com.
John is a serial entrepreneur with experience leading businesses through different parts of the lifecycle. He has taken several businesses from $0 to more than $20 million of revenues, grown multiple companies from $20M to the north of $100M of revenues, and taken multiple companies to profitability. LegalZoom was grown on only $1m of primary capital and provided over $1.5B in liquidity to its shareholders. He was named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016.
John received a B.A. degree in Organizational Behavior and Public Policy from Harvard College and received his M.B.A. with high distinction from Harvard Business School, graduating as a George F. Baker Scholar.