John started his own professional seminar company in 1985 providing keynotes and workshops on team building, customer relations, and creative problem solving. He joined the PowerSpeaking, Inc. team in 1988 as a lead trainer, coach, and instructional designer for presentation skills to high tech and bio tech companies throughout the US, Europe, and Asia, where the programs are delivered both live and virtually. He has coached several hundred engineers in the US and Europe for presentations at their annual users’ conferences with an average score of 4.5 on a 5.o scale. John has lived all over the U.S., as well as the Caribbean island of Antigua, and the Abruzzo region of Italy. He currently resides in Jacksonville.