John Lewis Needham

John Lewis Needham


John Lewis Needham ('97 American Studies) has enjoyed a lifelong association with Utah State. He completed a bachelor of arts degree in Liberal Arts and languages, with honors. While taking courses in the American Studies graduate program, he taught beginning French.

Needham also studied at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the International School of Manage-ment in Paris, and the University of Vienna. Needham is currently the VP of business development for The Table of Contents Group (, an online retailer.

In eight years at Google, he developed strategic partnerships and managed partner programs for Google Search and other Google products including Book Search, Earth, Finance, Maps and Scholar.

He has also held editorial and marketing positions at Cambridge University Press and Congressional Quarterly.