Secretary, Board Director
As co-founder and CTO of MapInfo, John was among the first to envision a powerful software and tech sector in the Capital Region. His experience building MapInfo – an internationally leading company, sold to Pitney Bowes in 2007 – was followed by successive and successful software start-ups: location-based NearMe, then SportsSignup, which was acquired by Time Inc. in 2015. John is now VP technology of the new entity Sports Illustrated Play. John is an active and hands-on supporter of AlbanyCanCode who brings software industry insight, strategic thinking, and high level mentorship.