John jumped into the Start-up world in early 2009, bringing his experience in business development and sales to companies creating new software products. He was co-founder and CEO of Mentionmapp, a visual analytics company that was acquired by OverInteractive Media in October 2011.
Before that, he sold legal software and services (LexisNexis), medical devices (Auto Control Medical) and technical education for CAD/CAM software (Rand Worldwide). John’s also been a Vancouver Startup Weekend organizer. He’s now a full time freelance writer and storyteller.
The Vancouver tech startup, design, and gaming community has no shortage of great stories waiting be told, and John’s looking forward to writing them. John has a B.Ap.Sc. in Communications and a B.A. in English, both from Simon Fraser University. John’s a single dad, trying to keep out of the way of two great young adults getting on with their lives.