As Vice President of Global Sales John leads a team of senior account professionals located across seven different regions and three continents. He is responsible for building a world-class sales organization and ensuring we provide highly customized patent intelligence and technical competitive analysis solutions to our clients’ specific needs. He brings over 20 years of demonstrated success developing client relationships in international markets and driving multi-million dollar sales growth. John has played an instrumental role in serving clients’ needs through the establishment of regional strategies and offices, with particular expertise in driving growth in Asia and Europe.

Prior to Chipworks, John held a sales director position with a leading supplier of I/O Interconnect silicon where he led the design, sales, and expansion of the European region. He was also Vice President of Asia Pacific and Europe for an international business consultancy practice where he was charged with expanding the business into the European and Asia Pacific regions. Earlier in his career John was regional director with Tundra Semiconductor where he was responsible for the management and development of the Asia Pacific region.

Originally from the UK, John has lived for many years in Hong Kong as well as Taiwan, Shanghai, Germany, and Italy; he currently resides in Canada. Through his experience in regional expansion, John has acquired basic Mandarin and German.

John has three grown children and is a keen golfer, occasional footballer, and enthusiastic armchair sportsman.