John brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the information technology industry, executing an integral role in driving the strategic growth of the company. John has several years of experience in enterprise-wide information technologies, systems, operations and IT management. He has tenure in large and mid-sized global companies in a variety of industries including Consumer Packaged Goods, Cultural Exchange, and Industrial Manufacturing.
John joined The TNS Group in 2005 as the Chief Information/Operating Officer and Vice President and serves as a member of the Senior Management Team. He has an innate ability to maintain a holistic view without losing sight of the day-to-day operations. John leads a diverse team of technical and business development professionals and possesses the interpersonal skills to effectively manage a wide array of expertise and personnel. His operational background ensures that TNS consistently delivers on commitments by providing the best client service possible.
Prior to his role at TNS, John served as the CIO for the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), a market leader in the cultural exchange industry best known for its Au Pair in America program. Before joining AIFS, John worked with Danone Waters of North America, a subsidiary of The Danone Groupe, and the importers of Evian Spring Water. At the Pepsi-Cola Company, he led the field implementation team responsible for the deployment of technology initiatives across the United States, which led to his CIO roles in these internationally recognized companies.
John is a long time member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and is a graduate of their Regional Leadership Forum. He holds his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics as well as his MBA from Western Connecticut State University.
John and his wife Lori, reside in Newtown, CT with their three children. They enjoy camping as a family and John’s love of sports keeps him on the baseball and softball fields assisting with each of their twin’s teams. As an avid car enthusiast, John also enjoys participating in Time, Speed, Distance (TSD) rallies with his wife.