Adviser to multiple technology startups (Blockchain, Security, Mobile)
- Member of Silicon Valley Telecom Council
- Major contributor in the development and growth of two successful start-ups resulting in acquisitions by Microsoft and Cisco Systems
- Over twenty-five years of proven leadership in developing, managing and selling complex value added information technology solutions
- Innovative and accomplished in building and executing go-to-market plans and penetrating new markets for services in the early adoption stage
- High level of success across Business Development, Channel Development and Alliance Management
Digital Investment Banking
Michael is the CoFounder/CEO of Blockchain Consultants, CoFounder/CEO of Blockchain Equities, Blockchain Weekly Host, Facilitator for the Phoenix Blockchain Meetup and the Cryptocurrency Adopters Meetup. He has numerous connections to Private Equity groups, Angel Investor Foundations, and is on numerous Advisory Boards such as Swift Harvest, Ethera Labs, Lannister Holdings, Hemp Harvest, and a Cryptonite Ventures Founding Member. He is also one of the first candidates to be Certified by the EC-Council as a Certified Blockchain Professional.
Michael started Blockchain Consultants, Inc. in 2016 and has been helping multiple companies in multiple industries, adopt Distributed Ledger Technology ever since.
Michael is passionate about building companies with scalable technology. As a big fan of "The Lean Startup", he is always looking for a new MVP.
Global Business Development
Blockchain activist and certified Life coach, multi-business owner, entrepreneur, innovator, investor business strategists with over 10 years’ experience in international business development, sales and marketing. I speak fluent Malaysian and Indonesian. Specialties: Blockchain Startups, Venture Capital, Investment Banking, Syndication, Private Placements, Data, IOT, Fintech, Secondaries, AI, Financing , Capital Raising & Structuring, Rights Management, Cannabis, Gaming, Telecommunication, Health Wellness industry, Social Marketing, E-Commerce, Programming, Campaign Branding, Alternative Investments, Fund Structuring, Marketing and Distribution.
John is the Co-Founder and CITO of Blockchain Consultants, CTO for Swift Harvest, one of the first companies in the Agriculture Industry to employ DLT technology in it's day to day workflow, Blockchain Report Today Facilitator, Co Manages the Phoenix Blockchain Meetup and the Cryptocurrency Adopters Meetup. He is also one of the first candidates to be Certified by the EC-Council as a Certified Blockchain Professional.
John is an expert in leading the charge when organizations make the decision to treat information and related infrastructure as a revenue-enhancing asset. He can also be a strong catalyst when your organization requires a radical direction-change. John has 38 years of professional experience as a business owner, technology consultant, and executive in the tech industry. As a consultant he has advised such organizations as American Express, Volkswagen of America, the states of Arizona and Missouri, Bank of America, Intel, and Microsoft on a wide range of topics including Distributed Ledger Technology, Blockchain integration in business processes, enterprise workflows, engineering workflows, employee retention, customer relationship management among others. In his years of professional and avocational leadership John has had stunning successes and learned from his failures. His passion is using his experience to teach others who will expand their spheres of influence and become leaders in all that they do.
John has a Bachelor degree in University Studies (BUS), with minors in Physics, Astronomy and math.