John GavilanVice President & CTO
As Chief Technology Officer for BridgePoint, John is responsible for defining the direction of BridgePoint's technology and for ensuring that all of BridgePoint's staff is up to date on the latest tools and trends. John focuses on delivering technology solutions that leverage core Microsoft® tools and technologies and ensures that all solutions utilize industry best practices and standards. John started his career in IT as a Systems Administrator for DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago. He spent several months as a system engineer for Genisys Consulting in Elk Grove Village where he assisted in establishing Genisys' Infrastructure Team. During his tenure at Genisys, John began to focus his efforts on web and mobile applications development and eventually became a leader in architecting and defining solutions. After Genisys, John worked as an independent contractor, where he was exposed to several diverse corporate environments and began to focus on Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), and Mobile Applications Development. At BridgePoint, John fully became one of the early adopters of mobile application development, working on full-fledged enterprise mobility solutions since 2005. Today, he continues to specialize in mobile application solutions and has followed the industry throughout its transformation from the first Windows CE Devices to the latest iOS, Android, and Windows mobile technologies. John received a Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry Institute of Technology.