John Burdekin is the Director of Program Development for K&R Negotiation Associates. He has over 25 years of experience in the software & technology industries ranging from large aerospace and hardware companies to small early stage start-ups to large enterprise software companies. He has held a variety of positions in his career ranging from individual contributing engineer, to executive staff level positions.
John’s most recent position before joining K&R was as a Consulting Practice Director at Salefore.com. Prior to that he was the Vice President of Client Services at Attensity, and prior to that the Vice President of Alliances at SumTotal Systems. John has spent most of his career in the start-up arena helping early stage companies achieve success. His specialty is driving operational excellence in technical and sales organizations through the use of best practices to achieve exceptional P&L. He has helped build 3 successful startup companies, two of which have gone public.
John has a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics with an emphasis in Computer Science from Humboldt State University. John lives with his family in the Seattle Washington Area.