John is a 20 year veteran of collaboration application development. He is a frequent speaker at technology events and works with companies to apply application modernization and mobilization to their business processes and applications. PSC Group, a professional services and information technology consulting firm, created the Application Modernization Center (AMC) to apply a methodology to invested platforms and applications and bring mobile, cloud, social and analytics to business process. He can be found speaking at numerous technology and industry events during the year. He is a long-time IBM Champion, previous in Collaboration and now in Cloud. John is also active outside of his work. He has been involved with Chicago’s not-for-profit community helping move the STEM/STEAM effort forward. Currently, he does this as a board member of the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago and is the executive board Secretary.