Johnny Hughes

Chief Marketing Officer, Founder, The Zillas Agency

Johnny Hughes is an award-winning strategic digital marketing advisor, leading enterprise B2B clients through full-funnel lead generation, AI integration and conversion rate optimization (CRO) strategies.

Serving as the Chief Marketing Officer of Avenue Z, Johnny leads the digital delivery production and internal marketing teams at the agency.

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Johnny Hughes Digital Marketing


B2B Lead Generation

Conversion Rate Optimization

Growth Strategies

Building and Selling Companies

Performance Marketing

AI & Emerging Tech

SEO Marketing Strategies

Full-funnel Marketing

Website Design & Optimization

A/B Testing & Experimentation

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About Me

With decades of experience, Johnny has assisted enterprise brands in improving their online presence and achieving lasting growth through innovative omn-ichannel marketing strategies. He founded the Zillas agency in 2007, where a strategic blend of top-notch creativity and advanced digital marketing techniques converge to meet the needs of today’s business leaders.

He has provided solutions for various global organizations in different industries, including healthcare, fintech, manufacturing, technology, entertainment, and tourism, having worked with notable clients, including AAA, Truist Bank, AdventHealth, Orlando Magic, Goodwill, Boys & Girls Club, and Piper Aircraft.

Hughes’ exceptional blend of creativity and forward-thinking innovation continue to position him as a thought leader, navigating through decades of transformative digital landscapes. Now, as the Chief Marketing Officer for Avenue Z, he integrates marketing advancements from emerging technologies like Web3, Generative AI (such as Funnel GPT), and Web XR into his visionary approach to leading the digital delivery teams across the Avenue Z Network.

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