John brings many years of progressive and diverse experience working with advanced systems and technology and launching new products into the telecommunications, industrial, and defense markets. His expertise spans product management, product design, program management, and technical sales.
Following four years of active duty in the United States Air Force, John began his career in the semi-conductor industry designing and testing microwave integrated circuits and solid state sensor devices, eventually moving on to module and system level design. With over a decade of experience working at Texas Instruments, Honeywell, and Motorola he became well grounded in high volume production and ISO:9001 quality systems and processes.
While working at Ericsson, Bosch Telecom, and Cisco Systems John managed a multitude of customer trials and system launches of new technology with domestic and international Tier 1 telecommunication companies.
Prior to Geoforce, John served as a Product Manager and Sales Engineer at Quickoffice, a leading provider of mobile office productivity applications for iOS and Android platforms. Before that, he spent six years at Textron Systems (formerly Crane WMS) as a Senior Product Manager, where one of his roles was developing an end-to-end, SaaS based, M2M solution which targeted Oil& Gas and other vertical markets.
Having worked at both major world class technology corporations and successful start-ups like Navini Networks (purchased by Cisco Systems) and Quickoffice (purchased by Google), John has a solid background in managing quality products and services in high growth technology companies.
John holds a BSEE from UT Dallas. For fun, he loves scuba diving, snow skiing, hiking, and hanging out with his son.