Chief Information Officer
John is the Chief Information Officer of Modus, providing leadership in the infrastructure and security associated with our big data and analytics services for the legal community. He is in charge of building a new information technology infrastructure for Modus to provide additional resiliency and a high degree of scalability. John’s responsibilities also include augmenting Modus’ information security profile through management practices and the hardening of the production operations environment. His prior experience as a CIO managing large-scale infrastructures and achieving ISO security certifications are contributing to our competitive position in the market.
John is also the founder and CEO of the Triangle Technology Executives Council (TTEC), a nonprofit organization providing education and executive networking/collaboration for the community of CIOs and CTOs in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina. In this role, John additionally provided leadership for the Triangle’s CIOs in graduate student mentioning, technology scholarship programs, CIO panels for entrepreneurs and programs allowing senior business leaders to actively support our military veterans. Prior to Modus, John was the owner and CEO of Triangle WhiteHat Services based in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, providing infrastructure architecture and information security certification services for companies such as The Fossil Group in Dallas, Texas/Shenzhen, China, and Network Financial Printing in New York City. John also brings experience as the prior CIO at RTI International and as the CEO at the Microelectronics Center of North Carolina (MCNC) and AuctionBlox LLC.
John enjoys golf, boating and scuba diving preferably all in the Caribbean islands. In his spare time, he builds furniture, is an ardent student of history and archaeology and is writing a book detailing the adventures of his ancestors and their roles in the development of our nation.Back to Leadership