John’s career spans more than 25 years in engineering management, technology design, and research and development. After earning a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from Stanford University, John spent his early career in Silicon Valley.
John’s is currently the Chief Technology Officer with SkyDance Vascular leading R&D and design efforts on the groundbreaking Osprey catheters, the first and only through-the-needle catheter delivery system..
Prior to joining SkyDance John was founder and CEO of Lumitec, a leader in the design, and manufacture of specialized LED lighting devices for marine, industrial, and law enforcement applications. Recognized for 8 consecutive years on Inc. Magazines prestigious “Fastest Growing Private Companies” list, Lumitec has been a frequent winner of industry Innovation Awards in the US and Europe. In 2018 John was recognized in 2018 by Florida Governor Rick Scott as an “Entrepreneur of Distinction” for his success in building a technology company with local manufacturing and global distribution. John sold Lumitec to the Truck-Light corporation in 2019, which continues to value and nurture Lumitec’s culture of innovation and growth.
Prior to starting Lumitec, John serviced in a variety of management roles at various technology hardware and software companies in Palo Alto, CA and Austin, TX.