John is a principal analyst concentrating on the Advanced Control and Enterprise Integration needs of the batch processing industries including packaging line integration and regulatory compliance.
John has over 25 years of experience in the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries as a manufacturing engineer, project engineer, project manager, industry-marketing manager, and automation consultant. He has also been actively involved with the FDA and USDA on sanitary and product safety standards, process and system validation, and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
Prior to ARC, John was the Food & Pharmaceutical Industries Marketing Manager for the Foxboro Company. In this capacity he was responsible for global development and support of the food & beverage market. During his 19 years at Foxboro he was involved in the cross departmental activities that supported the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and batch market needs. Prior to joining Foxboro John spent 6 years at General Foods where he held various positions in technical support, engineering, and manufacturing. Prior to General Foods, John held several positions as a forensic, materials analysis and analytical chemist for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
John is a graduate of the Peterson School of Power Engineering and holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University.