John has 20+ years of experience in the high-tech industry.  His current role is Director Cloud Solutions, Customer and Partner Enablement where he is responsible for working with Customers and Partners to help them enable and integrate optimized Cloud solutions on AMD technologies to meet their business needs.

Prior to AMD, John was at Intel where he held the following roles:
Technical Sales Director, Cloud and Data Analytics Solutions for Intel’s Datacenter & AI Group Sales where he was responsible for Intel’s global technical sales strategy and support for Cloud Solutions at Enterprise customers and partners focusing in the areas of Cloud Infrastructure and Data Analytics/ML Platform services.  In his role, he and his team focused on driving Intel’s business with the ecosystem to deliver solutions that took advantage of Intel’s silicon and software advances in the Cloud.        

John was also the Area Director for Intel Americas Enterprise Solution Sales organization responsible for all enterprise/commercial accounts in the Eastern Region of the US. His extended sales and technical team worked directly with Global 2000 accounts and partners in the region to maximize the value of Intel-based solutions in their environment.  

John also held a variety of other Sales and Product management roles while at Intel, ranging from IBM Account Management, Xeon Server Product Marketing, Intel Architecture Labs.  

Prior to Intel John worked for Andersen Consulting and played professional baseball in the Cincinnati Reds Organization.  John graduated with a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and also received his MBA from Northwestern (Kellogg).