About John is an entrepreneur and software architect who enjoys building things.
His technical interests are information retrieval, cloud computing, and machine intelligence. In the past John has mostly worked within the domains of application specific database servers, semi-structured information systems, query processors, distributed systems, digital identity and asynchronous replication.
John considers himself a Yorkshireman, despite having being born in Scotland and going to secondary school in Singapore. He’s now been in California for 16 years, with a 2-year break in Oxford.