John is a creative technology strategist with years of experience in technology development, public speaking, and corporate leadership. He was born in Canada and developed and sold his first software at age 10. At 12, during the pre-internet era, he built a Bulletin Board System where computers could connect with one another. He also developed a reporting system used by major Canadian banks. During his remaining teenage years, John created software and gaming technologies.
John invented one of the first automatic website creators during the Web 1.0. After, he moved to the U.S. to collaborate with some of the biggest names in technology, including Microsoft, Intel, and Hewlett Packard. John went on to found People CD, Inc. in Las Vegas, a company that provides high-end tech solutions for major corporations. He also created the first safe browser for children and the first browser for people with autism, Zac Browser, which is still current and has reached millions of users since its inception in 2008.
John has been featured in news stories around the world and has been invited to share his story as a public speaker at multiple major events. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for multiple technology organizations and is founder and CEO of United for Autism, a nonprofit that provides free technology to the autism community.
John now lives in Paris, France, and continues to map out disruptive technology and lead top developers remotely from around the world. His next mission is to empower the Web 3.0 with highly innovative decentralized blockchain technology and to make this technology easily available to the public.