John Shiple

Technology Lead

John creates successful companies by building innovative products for businesses and investors. He architects award-winning technologies that scale businesses while concurrently building, training, and mentoring development teams. John’s work brings forth new products, optimizes business processes, lowers operating costs, and enables operational scalability. He has a special expertise in working with emerging and disruptive technologies.

John has founded, raised capital for, and launched multiple companies and products, including:

  • Securing two Fortune 50 contracts for a startup within the first year of operation
  • Enabling to sign 50+ co-branded partnerships including AOL Time Warner, Compaq, NBCi, and Office Depot
  • Redesigning GeoCities, the 4th largest site on the Internet, increased ad inventory by more than 10,000 times, and enabled a purchase by Yahoo! for $3.57 billion in stock.

John’s clients have included Samsung, NTT, Hilton, GeoCities,, Mota Motors, MindMixer, and HotWired/Wired Digital.