John has spent most of the last 2 decades working in the software industry, with a focus on web technologies. After 10 years as a software engineer He moved into consultancy where He quickly learned the value of team dynamics and how most technical challenges are projecting underlying issues with collaboration. So his focus shifted, while still being very involved technically, his first focus is on facilitating a safe, creative, collaborative environment.
John’s approach is focused on helping organisations create an environment that fosters safety; facilitating creative collaboration. He is known for his infectious passion and sense of humour that brings in a much needed injection of energy to unmotivated, challenged teams.
After nearly 2 decades of work in the IT industry there isn’t much that He hasn’t put his hand to; working for both government and private sector clients in advertising, telecoms, recruitment, civil engineering, education, broadcast, gaming and mass transit.
He hosts and produces the well respected Agile Path podcast where John’s creates in-depth audio documentaries on the topics that most affect organisations transitioning to agile ways of working and other critical issues. The first season focuses on the effect of psychological safety (or the lack there of) on organisations and wider society. This has lead to many speaking engagements across the UK, US and Europe. He is the founder and Principal Consultant for Wise Noodles, where they believe in putting humanity at the centre of everything they do.