John Mashey focuses on computer architecture, sensor networks and social network analysis. John's clients, past and present, include venture capitalists, law firms and technology companies. He has served on the advisory boards of several startups, including Dust Networks and Streetline.
Prior to joining Techviser, John was Chief Scientist at computer pioneer Silicon Graphics, where he traveled the world evangelizing new systems and software. He pioneered talks about big data applications. He has held senior engineering management positions at MIPS, Convergent Technologies and Bell Laboratories. At Bell Laboratories he wrote significant parts of the UNIX shell.
John is on the board of the Computer History Museum. He blogs to defend climate scientists and understand how messages are amplified using social media. He has a PhD in computer science and BS in mathematics from Penn State University.