Hello - I’m John. I am helping build a brighter future for humanity. My work is focused on the application of spatial data technologies within the consensus economy. I work with people and technology to coordinate our response to the climate crisis. I am a technical architect, educator, connector, writer, and occasional developer / data scientist.
Currently, I am working to help scale carbon markets so we can unlock climate action with Toucan Protocol. We are building better carbon market infrastructure using blockchains.
I am also actively working on Astral. Astral is building tools to support the location-based decentralized web. We believe that spatial and location data will unlock some incredible applications in Web3 — especially in ReFi. For the past few years we’ve been researching and developing open tools and standards to help this come to life.
I’ve been helping the Web3 community develop in a thoughtful and inclusive way with the KERNEL Fellowship, a curated community of Web3 brilliance. I support the brightest minds in their efforts to build the user-controlled Internet. I’ve been a fellow, guide, steward and, most recently, co-led the Regeneration Guild.
Highlights of my career include:
In my spare time I love exploring and adventuring under natural power - by sail, cycle or on foot. I currently call London home.