John has spent his career in various sales and leadership positions within the technology community focused on the Energy Sector. After successful stints at Microsoft, Oracle, Dell, HP, he decided to take a bit of a career detour. He spent a number of years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston Bauer College of Business and also as a Director of the University of Houston Small Business Development Center.
During his time at the University, he was instrumental in co-authoring a text book called “Selling ASAP”. After leaving the academic world, John spent time with Symantec and Lockheed Martin Cyber Security business teams. This is where he found his passion around enhancing organizations security posture and leveraging that for a competitive advantage. John most recently spent time leading a portion of the sales team at a Global Systems Integration firm and was instrumental in building out global security initiatives for clients.