“Just because something has always been done in a certain way is never a sufficient reason for continuing to do it that way.”
John Shine is the founder of Kornukopia a globally deployed education management system that connects students to educators. John is an investor and serial entrepreneur who has lead a number of extremely successful business endeavors, invested in a series of successful large projects and worked in and around many start-ups who were either acquired or went public.
John loves to combine his knowledge of technology, business and the marketplace to create solutions that have not yet been envisioned. He wakes up every day ready to explore the latest challenge and develop his or his team’s newest idea. He enjoys a diverse background with experience in management, technology, product development, marketing, finance and sales.
John grew up in Connecticut; was raised by two well respected educators who exposed him to the many facets of education and the many challenges that educators face. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Management and Management Information System from Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business, an MBA in MIS from St. Peters’ University and a MCPM from George Washington University. Today, you can find John enjoying the Florida dream with his wife and 2 kids on the water in Dunedin, Florida.