Careers - John’s Story
 Cultivating Modernity
John’s Story
Cultivating Modernity
Before earning an MBA, John studied mechanical engineering at the University of Florida and started his career as a technology consultant. His combination of strategic know-how and software mastery brought him the opportunity to use both to help the government—which planted the 540 seed. After seeing how far behind the technology was, John let 540 grow wild.
Careers - What John Does
 Founder & CEO
What John Does
Founder & CEO
John steers the overall direction of the team, which includes anything from checking out potential candidates to adding new methodologies to the docket. Because of his all-hands-on-deck mentality, John switches between project work and decision-making—but the goal of delivering sexy solutions to federal clients while beefing up internal product offerings never wavers.
 
 
“It’s not what you know today, it’s what you can learn by Monday—and be an expert in next week. That’s what I look for in people.”
 
“It’s not what you know today, it’s what you can learn by Monday—and be an expert in next week. That’s what I look for in people.”
 
 
“It’s all about the client. As a company, I just want to keep chugging along, delivering quality products so those clients look like superheroes to their senior leadership.”
 
“It’s all about the client. As a company, I just want to keep chugging along, delivering quality products so those clients look like superheroes to their senior leadership.”