BIO //

John Pangilinan is a jack of all trades based in Downtown Long Beach, CA. Specializing in public relations, photography, marketing and brand development, John has been able to connect various sub-cultures to reach the elusive youth market.

John’s photography has been printed in various publications and media outlets including Import Tuner, DUB, and Antenna magazine. He continues to capture stunning imagery of moments and people that he encounters. More of his can be found on his photography website,

John held the position of Account Director for the ID Agency, a full service marketing firm that specializes in all segments of the automotive industry, for 6 years before recently leaving to start his own venture. Working with various brands from corporate to independent. Clients include the Formula DRIFT Series, Toyo Tires, Illest apparel, Be the Match organization, Scosche Electronics, Forza Motorsport, KW Suspension, Magellan and more. As a PR and marketing specialist his work has be seen in media outlets such as USA Today, Road & Track, Motor Trend, FOX news, KROQ FM and

John has been actively involved within the automotive industry for over 10 years working with the top companies and manufacturers including Scion, Ford and Hyundai. Bringing concepts to reality, John has a collection of project vehicles under his belt that have been featured in multiple media outlets, marketing materials, and auto shows. A few recent achievements include the inaugural President’s Choice Award at SEMA 2012, Scion Tuner Challenge winner in 2008 and 2nd place in 2010 and Ford design achievement award at SEMA 2011.

He also contributes to, a popular culture website and his blog has gained a loyal following world-wide, where he shares his passion for photography, design, product, fashion and car culture.

In 2013, John was recognized as a “35 Under 35″ industry leader by SEMA, the specialty equipment manufacturer’s association, for his work within the automotive industry. In 2011, John was selected to be a Lipton BRISK Influencer and participated in a summit in New York. Taking daily inspiration from an active lifestyle from traveling, surfing, snowboarding and more, John continues to pursue his interests and share his work and personal projects through this website.