John Zion has served as the Managing Director of MKI Artists since taking ownership of the firm in 2015. He oversees strategic planning and operations, and directs the careers of a prestigious roster of international artists. Also an active consultant, John works with artists, administrators, and arts organizations on career development, project management, and digital marketing. He serves on the board of Chamber Music America, is a member of APAP’s Classical Connections Committee, and has presented on arts-related issues at the Colburn School, Manhattan School of Music, the University of Buffalo, APAP|NYC, Chamber Music America, and the Avaloch Farm Music Institute. In 2012, he was named one of the “Rising Stars in the Performing Arts” by Musical America. John serves on the faculty for the “Evolution: Classical” program at the Banff Centre.