John has over 32 years of experience in the telecommunications and computer industry.  He started with Digital Equipment, Bell and Bell Canada International designing and implementing innovative IT and telecom solutions for major clients.  He established his international telecom business development and resource planning consultancy in 1993 working for the PWGSC Department for the Canadian Government, carriers, broadcasters, OEMs and integrators.  He has degrees and diplomas in Sociology, Business and Control Systems Technology from the University of Western Ontario, McMaster University and Mohawk College.