John Shiple John Shiple ( is an acclaimed technology consultant to CEOs throughout the U.S. John creates success for his clients by building companies and 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. His successes include:

  • A recent startup secured two Fortune 50 contracts within the first year of operation while another gained traction as a Tech Crunch 50 Finalist.
  • At, John enabled Business Development to sign 50+ co-branded partnerships including AOL Time Warner, Compaq, NBCi, and Office Depot. There he patented a product that won the majority of industry awards for customer satisfaction and quality of service offering within the first year of launch. went on to be acquired by a leading hosting company within 5 years of launching the company.
  • John also redesigned 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 include Fortune 50 (like Samsung and NTT) and Fortune 500 companies (like Hilton). His startup clients have included GeoCities,, Mota Motors, MindMixer, and HotWired/Wired Digital.

John’s clients say he is an “invaluable” “executive and rare creative technologist.” He is “a veteran of designing and iterating businesses, architectures, and platforms.” His “extensive experience, creativity, and accountability to himself, his team, the business…make him an exceptional…asset.” “Big projects and difficult challenges do not distress” this “big vision technologist.” He can “cut through the chaos of a complex IT build to resolve the craggy underside of technology.”

John’s technical leadership and vision includes translating business goals into technology results, developing strategies, driving planning, architecting robust solutions, provisioning technology, organizing the team, managing product design, patenting intellectual property, and enabling business development and marketing.

John can be reached in California at FreelanceCTO at or