John is currently the leader of the R&D department for the ThingWorx platform. He has over 30 years of engineering experience spanning industrial automation, manufacturing execution and supply chain management, business intelligence, and most recently, the IoT sector. John is an experienced business leader and has been working with customers to create business value through innovation in a variety of vertical industries for the majority of his career. Before joining PTC as the Senior Vice President of Development for ThingWorx, John was the VP of Development for ThingWorx and was in charge of development, consulting and support. Prior to ThingWorx, John was a VP of Product Management for SAP. He was educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic and Villanova.