John DeGolyer has 25 years’ experience in information technology and product applications development. He led software research and development groups at both Harvard and Stanford Law schools and created software for legal teaching, practice and management of knowledge systems. As CIO for UCLA School of law he created and directed the information technology services department. As Assistant Dean at Kellogg School of Management, John was responsible for developing an IT department and establishing the overall IT research, administrative and delivery architecture. As Security Architect for UCLA he designed threat response programs and developed successful industry and academic collaborations with emerging technology companies. His work with emerging technology companies led to work at BizEx a company dedicated to providing Merger and Acquisition quality services for smaller businesses. In this work, he provided analysis on the financial, market and execution strategies for many small businesses.