Navigation Pointe Managing Partner

 

John Blevins (J.B.)

John Blevins (J.B.) is the founder and CEO of Navigation Pointe as well as an Adjunct Professor and the Faculty Director for UCLA Anderson’s Easton Technology Management Center teaching strategic management.  Mr. Blevins specializes in emerging technologies that are disrupting traditional business models including cloud computing, big data, social media, analytics, mobility, and technology convergence.  His work experience includes Deloitte Consulting, Microsoft, Oracle, and Shell Oil based in Houston, Dallas, New York, Miami, London and Los Angeles where he held a variety of technology and management roles.  He provides consulting services to the technology, telecommunications, media/entertainment, financial services, energy, retail, public sector, healthcare, manufacturing, and automotive industries.  He has expertise in strategy development, business-technology alignment, framework creation, venture capital investment decisions and new business model creation.  Mr. Blevins has an Engineering degree with heavy concentration in Speech Communications from the University of Alabama, as well as a Masters of Business Administration in International Management from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.