From Coca-Cola Refreshments Moscow to the Guinness Win Your Own Pub in Ireland Sweepstakes, John has had many occasions to help hone his speaking skills. Today he uses those skills helping entrepreneurs start their new businesses. He assists technologists from New Mexico’s national laboratories, universities and federal research facilities turn their science into businesses. As a Director of Project Management at Technology Ventures Corporation John trains technologists to become entrepreneurs and helps them find venture funding for their endeavors.

An active member in Toastmasters, John also professionally coaches executives and clergy using his “Be Bold, Be Brilliant, Be Gone” methodology to help create more dynamic, relevant messages. He is a recognized expert in the economic development community, a popular speaker at the Center for Commercialization and Entrepreneurial Studies and the University of New Mexico. You can also read his frequent contributions in Innovation Magazine.

Professional Speaker

Known as the 'Orange Tie Guy,' John's animated style, humor, and widespread experience in the business world makes him the perfect speaker for your organization or conference.

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Public Speaking Trainer

Leaders are supposed to have a powerful stage presence which exudes confidence and professionalism when they deliver critical messages.

What happens when you don’t?

John can help you polish your skills in private or small group sessions.

Messaging Strategist

Translating an idea into an impactful message is difficult. With extensive work in entrepreneurial, corporate and religious organizations, John under-stands the complexities of creating a concise, yet actionable message. His broad experience in finance, marketing, operations and sales will help you create a messaging strategy for communicating your critical ideas.