John has performed project management for the Marine Metadata Interoperability Project and its Ontology Registry and Repository (http://mmisw.org/orr) and the National Science Foundation’s Ocean Observatories Initiative CyberInfrastructure project at UC San Diego, as well as at NASA Ames Research Center (via Sterling Software/Northrup Grumman), Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
John received a BA degree from UC Berkeley, in Computer Science and Statistics, with follow-on training/certification in quality management, project management (Project Management Professional), and scrum software development (ScrumAlliance).
Current Role at Stanford
John is a Technical Program Manager at Stanford University's School of Medicine. He leads the Center for Enhanced Data Annotation and Retrieval (CEDAR), and the NCBO BioPortal Repository, .
John's work encompasses whatever is needed: project management, product management, systems architecture, dev ops, and administration, to name a few fun roles.
Service, Volunteer and Community Work
Project Lead, MMI, MMI ORR and ESIP COR, Marine Metadata Interoperability Project (4/1/2014 - Present)
John provides leadership for the MMI project and its Ontology Registry and Repository. MMI is a community collaboration to improve metadata practices, resources, and services in the marine and earth sciences. Visit MMI at http://marinemetadata.org.
MMI provides an ontology registry and repository called the ORR, at http://mmisw.org/orr. This software has been deployed in multiple environments, including as the Community Ontology Repository (https://cor.esipfed.org) for the ESIP Federation (https://esipfed.org). John provides guidance and coordination activities for the ESIP Community Ontology Repository.
California, United States