John came to WSU as a recognized educational program manager and content developer within the tech-industry. His passion for innovation helped build and maintain effective learning methodologies and delivery systems for effective and sustainable online learning in the technology, entertainment and design sectors for the global market. His dedication as an educator has been recognized by peers and industry, including the award of Student Choice, Faculty of the Year by the graduating seniors in 2012. John is currently working on his doctorate in Educational Leadership with a focus on developing more effective, robust, and flexible learning systems for a diverse learner population.