Prior to EDAX, John worked at Oxford Instruments for 18 years. As a regional sales manager in the southwestern region, he sold Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS), Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD), Wavelength Dispersive Spectrometry (WDS) and Omniprobe systems. John graduated from Auburn University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.
John currently resides in Austin, Texas. In his spare time, he enjoys playing intramural soccer in a local league. He also likes going to the gym, participating in cardio kickboxing classes, and rollerblading.