John has extensive business and governance experience in high growth, high tech companies. He has held leadership roles including Chairman, CEO and Managing Director in a number of iconic ICT companies.

John acts as a board and senior management advisor to companies at various stages of development and is actively involved in Merger and Acquisition activity. He chairs Kordia Group, Cumulo9, Farm-IQ, FRAMECAD, SMX and WhereScape. John is an advisor to the boards of ClearPoint and Xcellerate. He was previously chairman of Axon Systems and on the boards of The Optima Corporation and Service Plus.

In previous roles, John has been deeply involved in leading and growing a range of software product companies through the international expansion phase.