John is the Managing Director of China IP Exchange, LLC, a consultancy supporting product design and process licensing, asset sales and between US and Chinese firms. This new efforts builds on a successful career of connecting proven technology from western markets to the growing technology needs of automotive supply firms in China. John founded China IP Exchange following a 40 year career with Aptiv/Delphi/GM in IP licensing, M&A, sales, finance and program management. From 2013 to 2018, John led the Delphi/Aptiv worldwide IP licensing and monetization activities. Prior to joining Delphi licensing in 2009, John successfully completed four divestitures as a deal director during Delphi’s 2005 -2009 restructuring effort.
John holds a BS in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from Indiana University. He is a CLP. He is the former Chairman of the LES Automotive and Aerospace committee for the HTS and currently is Chair of the Automotive Industry Advisory Board for the Licensing Executive Society International.