John has more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and engineering. That includes executive experience with leading-edge Fortune 500 high-technology companies and pre-IPO companies where he was an officer of the company and member of the senior management team. He has held P&L responsibility and managed direct and indirect sales channels in North America, Europe and Asia. His teams have consistently enabled profitable revenues, improved customer satisfaction, and increased market share.
John was the Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Enpirion, Inc. and led a successful turn-around in achieving profitability. As the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Galvantech, his strategy and management led the company to record sales and a successful acquisition by Cypress Semiconductor Corp. Prior to Galvantech, he was the Vice President of Sales at Equator Technologies Inc, where he captured the company’s first publicly announced design-win with Tektronix, and also managed the due diligence activities for private equity placement from Sony, Canon, Hitachi and others.
Mr. Corbitt holds a BSEE from Florida International University and began his career in biomedical engineering, working with implantable pacemakers at Cordis Corporation in Miami FL. Then he followed his interest in radio communications and designed digital pagers with Motorola in Plantation FL, before making a career change to sales, and joining Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).
Mr. Corbitt has been a frequent author and been published in Electronic News, PC Magazine, Upside, Business Geographic, Electronic Business, TechLINKS, and EDN. He is a volunteer with the High Tech Ministry, and active with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), Executive Sales and Marketing Association (ESMA), The Indus Engineers (TiE), and the Kettering Executive Network (KEN).