John’s work in mass spectrometry began in the early 1980’s at Brigham Young Univ. where he received his Ph.D. under Prof. Milton Lee. He joined HP/Agilent in 1984 and has held many many technical and management R&D positions. John lead the instrument development teams for Agilent’s launch of triple quad and quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometers in 2006 followed by subsequent product releases. From 2009 - 2012 John served as GM and then Agilent VP of the LC/MS business. Since 2014 John has lead Agilent’s ion mobility program and mass spec intellectual property. In 2018 he was honored by receiving the title of Agilent Distinguished Scientist. In his spare time, he enjoys photography, waterskiing and spending time with his dear wife, their 4 children and 13 grandchildren.