July 1, 2013 | By Rey Villar
John has decades of experience building complex information management systems and is an inventor on six data management patents. Before joining LaunchPoint, John worked as the lead technologist of the Worldwide Information Management (IM) Services practice for Hewlett-Packard, where he was responsible for defining HP’s technology strategy, reference architectures, and methodologies for business intelligence and information management services. John previously worked as CTO for Knightsbridge Solutions, a leading BI consultancy, which HP acquired in 2006. There he served as chief architect on enterprise data integration, data warehousing, and business intelligence implementations for Fortune 200 financial services, healthcare, retail, and high tech industries. Previously he served as Principal Engineer and Data Warehouse Architect at Amazon.com, where he created high-performance scalable e-commerce business intelligence systems including Amazon’s enterprise data warehouse and analytic services. In 1995, John co-founded Leep Technology, a developer of data mining, customer relationship management, and data warehouse software that was acquired by Amazon.com in 1999. John is a frequent presenter at business intelligence and data warehousing conferences.