Presented by Shawn Duffy
John is a military veteran with over 22 years of service. Before becoming a dedicated IT enthusiast, John was an aviation engineer in the Royal Air Force and worked on several aircraft types, including Phantom F4J, Tornado GR1 and GR4 jets, as well as the Chinook helicopter. It was the transition from aircraft engineer to data engineer, and working on aircraft data and databases that enabled John to focus on everything IT, including programming (FORTRAN, C++, VB), database design and data wrangling.
With a tenure of nearly 20 years as a Senior Learning Tree Instructor, John has several Learning Tree and Microsoft certifications, many of which focus on data and business intelligence. John is currently contracted to NATO in Belgium as a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant and Data Engineer.