American Association of People with Disabilities | 2020 – present
Board Member, Treasurer, Executive Committee, Finance Committee Chair, Member of the Governance and Strategy Committees
American Red Cross, National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region | 2019 – present
Board Member, Executive Committee, Chair of BioMedical Services Committee, Member of the Disaster Preparedness and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committees
Bender Leadership Academy | 2021 – present
Board Member, Executive Committee, Chair of the Technology & Cyber Risk Committee, Member of the Audit Committee.
Red Summit Global, LLC - Dec 2018 - present
Founder & CEO - Chairman, Board Member, Committee Chair, & Advisor to technology start-ups and services in artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, digital health, augmented reality in private equity, venture capital, and angel investor owned companies. Accredited Angel Investor.
Example Board Advisory roles include: CyberForza, IREX.ai, PathoGene, FamilyProud, SAI Technology
SAIC (NYSE: SAIC) | 2018 - 2019
Mergers & Acquisitions Subcommittee (Engility $2.5B), Health Benefits Subcommittee
Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) | 2007 - 2015
Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee Member of 13 different CSC companies with fiduciary responsibility operating in Europe and Asia Pacific. Board trained in 5 countries, boards included employee and union representatives during a massive restructuring and turn-around.
American Chamber of Commerce, Denmark | 2012 – 2015
Chairman of the Board, Executive Committee, and Board Member
Advisor to the Republic of Lithuania | 2011 - 2015
Member of the Investment Advisory Council in Lithuania to the Prime Minister advising government ministers in economic and legal matters to advance the economy and policies of Lithuania
Member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) | 2021 – present
Member & Author of the Forbes Technology Council | 2020 – present
John Walsh has led teams in the high-tech industry for over 20 years, nine of them living and working in Asia and Europe, in several technology solutions & services companies at a scale of $2B in P&L, teams of more than 10,000 in over 100 countries, has closed over $15B in sales, and improved profitability by over $600M annually. John brings deep experience in running and transforming critical systems for government missions in the defense, civil, intelligence branches and in banking, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, and aerospace.
John is trained in board governance in 5 countries, has served as Chairman of the Board in over 14 companies and held several roles as a Committee Chair, Board Member, and Board Advisor in several others. John has advised governments and companies of all shapes, ownership models, and sizes world-wide. John is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and a member and contributing author of the Forbes Technology Council.
John has held several CXO and senior executive roles in Fortune 500 companies and is the Founder & CEO of Red Summit Global, a board and board services advisory firm. From large publicly traded global companies to venture capital / private equity / angel investor technology start-ups, John has helped transform hundreds of companies accelerate sales growth, improve profitability, and optimize technology investments. John holds and has held board positions and board / executive advisory roles at several technology start-ups and technology services companies around the world.
As an active member of the community, John is a member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Treasurer, and Chair of the Finance Committee at the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). John is a member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Chair of the Biomedical Services Committee, and a member of the Disaster Preparedness and the Diversity & Inclusion Committees at the American Red Cross, National Capital and Greater Chesapeake Region. John is a member of the Board of Business Advisors of Bender Consulting Services, a company specializing in the placement of people with disabilities into first time technology jobs. John is a Board Member and Technology Committee Chair at the Bender Leadership Academy.
Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE)
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Post Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership
Post Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence Implications for Business
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