Since joining Amazon in January 2001, John has led the team responsible for Amazon’s global corporate real estate portfolio. Disciplines within his areas of responsibility include office leasing, asset management and construction management. Design and construction projects include both urban infill and interior improvements of office complexes throughout a global portfolio of over 10MM sqft spanning 150+ locations in 29 countries. John also provides management oversight of Amazon’s Global Business Assurance (Corporate Security and Business Continuity and Disaster Preparedness), Global Travel and Global AV Media Services. A Seattle native who is passionate about his community, John currently serves on the boards of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Seattle Association, and KCTS 9, and has served on the boards of PONCHO, BOMA, NW Industries and the Seattle Architectural Foundation. John graduated from Washington State University with degrees in Business Administration and Hotel and Restaurant Administration with an emphasis in Business and Economics.