John joined Metaswitch in 1987 as a software engineer. He was a key member of the founding team that established the Metaswitch network operator business, and helped to drive the company to a market leadership position with more than 1000 customers, as communication networks become more cloud-based and software-centric.

John is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the BCS (the UK’s chartered institute for IT). He also sits on the board of the non-profit organisations Techfortrade, Technology Trust and Starfish Greathearts Foundation.