John travels extensively and and visits different countries at least 10 times a year. Below are some recent spots John has been located.
October 2014 Travels
Laos, Taipei, Bangkok, Portland, London, Paris, Benin
CHINA, VIETNAM, HONG KONG
June 2014: Beijing to meet with DLA Piper's head of Corporate Social Responsibility and a group of local foundations, philanthropists and philanthropic advisors; Vietnam for the 2014 Staff Summit and kick-off Leadership Academy for the next generation of leadership, Hong Kong to work on establishing our Asia headquarters office there.
DUBAI & HONG KONG
March 2014: In Dubai to meet with East Meets West funders Dubai Cares and PepsiCo, Hong Kong for follow-up meetings.
February 2014: Week-long Rockwood Advanced Art of Leadership training in Petaluma, CA.
Rockwood Leadership Institute
NEW YORK CITY
FEB. 2014: Meetings with funders and with Instiglio to discuss Development Impact Bonds and with Charles Bailey, formerly of the Ford Foundation, to talk about the state of Agent Orange remediation in Vietnam.
GHANA & BENIN
In Ghana and Benin, working with with East Meets West local partners and USAID to develop solutions to high infant mortality using equipment manufactured by EMW's partner MTTS. Visited hospitals around Cotonou, also did a trip to a tropical rainforest and the Cape Coast in Ghana.
SEPT. 2013: In Orlando to meet with Ph.D. dissertation committee chair, selected methods committee member, agreed to focus dissertation on a statistical analysis of the use of blended value accounting by social enterprises.
Weekend in Vancouver with my wife – walked and ate a lot!