John Forrester

Asheville, North Carolina

Founder/Mgmt. Consultant/Strategic Advisor, Forrester & Associates

Experience at:
Global Innovation, LLC (Forrester & Associates client), Forrester & Associates, Meridian Ocean Services (Forrester & Associates client)

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    John Forrester
    Where I've Worked
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    Jan 2018 – Present

    Founder/Mgmt. Consultant/Strategic Advisor

    Forrester & Associates
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    Jan 2017 – Dec 2017

    President

    Global Innovation, LLC (Forrester & Associates client)
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    2017 – 2017

    President

    Forrester & Associates
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    Oct 2015 – Aug 2016

    Chairman

    Meridian Ocean Services (Forrester & Associates client)
    F

    2015 – 2016

    Chairman

    Forrester & Associates
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    Jun 2009 – May 2014

    Chairman

    Predator Group (Forrester & Associates client)
    F

    2009 – 2013

    Chairman

    Forrester & Associates
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    2006 – 2008

    Chief Operating Officer

    Load King Manufacturing (Forrester & Associates client)
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    2006 – 2008

    Chief Operating Officer

    Toyota Production

    2003 – 2006

    Chief Commercial Officer

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    2003 – 2005

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Load King Manufacturing (Forrester & Associates client)
    University of North Florida logo

    2001 – 2001

    Adjunct Faculty - Marketing Dept.

    University of North Florida
    University of North Florida logo

    2001 – 2001

    Taught Professional Selling, a senior-level elective

    University of North Florida
    B

    1998 – 2001

    Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications

    Buildscape
    CSX Transportation logo

    1996 – 1998

    Vice President, Sales

    CSX Transportation
    CSX Transportation logo

    1995 – 1996

    Assistant Vice President, Sales

    CSX Transportation

    1995 – 1996

    Assistant Vice President, Sales

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    1992 – 1995

    Group Manager - Systems Products

    Mars Electronics International
    M

    1992 – 1994

    Group Manager, Systems Products

    Mars Electronics International
    M

    1990 – 1992

    Product Development Manager - Systems Products

    Mars Electronics International
    M

    1990 – 1992

    Product Development Manager

    Mars Electronics International
    K

    1988 – 1990

    Engagement Manager/Business Development

    Kpmg Peat Marwick
    K

    1988 – 1990

    Engagement Manager/Business Development, Financial Services & IT

    Kpmg Peat Marwick
    W

    1987 – 1988

    Branch Manager

    Wang Laboratories, Inc.
    W

    1987 – 1988

    Branch Manager

    WANG LABORATORIES, Inc
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    1986 – 1987

    Regional Marketing Programs Manager

    WANG LABORATORIES, Inc
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    1986 – 1986

    Regional Marketing Programs Manager

    Wang Laboratories, Inc.
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    1983 – 1984

    District Marketing Programs Manager

    Wang Laboratories, Inc.
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    1983 – 1984

    District Marketing Programs Manager

    WANG LABORATORIES, Inc
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    1982 – 1983

    Branch Support Manager

    Wang Laboratories, Inc.
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    1982 – 1983

    Branch Support Manager

    WANG LABORATORIES, Inc
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    1981 – 1982

    Data Processing Consultant

    Wang Laboratories, Inc.

    1981 – 1982

    Data Processing Consultant

    IBM Corp. logo

    1977 – 1981

    Systems Engineer and Marketing Representative (DP Div.)

    IBM Corp.
    International Business Machines Corp logo

    1977 – 1981

    Systems Engineer and Marketing Representative (DP Div.), Greensboro, NC

    International Business Machines Corp
    Where I've Studied

    2010

    Certificate, Executive Education - Breakthrough Insights

    Harvard Business School

    2007

    Certificate, Executive Education - Breakthrough Insights

    Harvard Business School

    2006

    Certificate, Executive Education - Breakthrough Insights

    Harvard Business School

    2005

    Certificate, Executive Education - Operations Strategy

    Mass. Institute of Technology

    1986

    Masters, General Management

    Harvard University's Graduate School of Business Administration

    1977

    Bachelors, Mathematics

    University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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