March 16, 2018
John is a journalist, analyst, and corporate executive, and has chronicled the rise of the mobile economy. He currently writes for Forbes and Inc. and consults extensively with top tech firms like TUNE and ReadWrite Labs. John built the VB Insight research division at VentureBeat and managed teams creating software for partners like Intel and Disney. In addition, he’s led web development teams, built social sites and mobile apps, and consulted on mobile, social, and IoT projects. In 2014, he was added to Folio’s top 100 of the media industry’s “most innovative entrepreneurs and market shaker-uppers.”
He currently lives near Vancouver, Canada with his family where he coaches baseball and hockey, though not at the same time. He travels frequently to Seattle, Silicon Valley, New York, and other tech hubs around the world.