Position title: Managing Director
John joined the Office of Business Engagement in April 2021 as Managing Director. John is responsible for driving holistic, mutually beneficial relationships with industry, while raising awareness of the breadth and depth of UW–Madison. Prior to joining the university, John held director-level positions in business development and marketing for the Foxconn Technology Group, SHARP Electronics and AVer Information, Inc. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese after living in East Asia for over 10 years, John possesses rich international business, complex problem solving and multi-cultural relationship building experience. John holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Florida.