The team that make extraordinary exits possible
John Kirkpatrick is a digital transformation leader and former founder and CEO of an award-winning CMS Digital Media SaaS company. For almost 10 years, he was known simply as “JK” to hundreds of colleagues at 3M after a successful M&A with the Fortune 500 company. As a pioneer of pragmatic digital intelligence and cognitive neuroscience decision logic, John has led transformative programs into diverse industry segments including Smart Retail, Hospitality, Transportation, Banking, Gaming, Sports & Entertainment, Telecommunications, and Ad-tech.
With more than 25 years’ experience as a business leader, John now uses his broad expertise to help other entrepreneurial business owners navigate successful outcomes along their M&A journey, including those in IoT, Gaming, Applied AI, Health-tech, Smart Logistics, Telecommunications, IT Services, Fintech Payment-Stream Control, Hybrid Cloud and Edge Computing, Mining, CRM, and Marketing Automation.
John has a B.A. Economics, Business & Marketing from Wilfrid University in Waterloo, Ontario. He also has his Six Sigma Green Belt certification and has served as InfoComm Adjunct Instructor at AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association.