Marketing and Communications Director @ NewCare MD, LLC
Principal Consultant @ Weathersby Strategic
Vice President Of Business Development @ Military Aviation Readiness & Sustainment Solutions, Inc.
John M. Weathersby, Jr. is a driven business development professional with more than 25 years experience supporting defense, security and civilian government agencies, corporate, advanced academic research, non-profit and early-stage technology clients and partners. He has led efforts to secure more than $20 million in government program funding and investment capital; led development of federal programs focusing
John M. Weathersby, Jr. is a driven business development professional with more than 25 years experience supporting defense, security and civilian government agencies, corporate, advanced academic research, non-profit and early-stage technology clients and partners. He has led efforts to secure more than $20 million in government program funding and investment capital; led development of federal programs focusing on national cyber security, unmanned vehicle systems and disaster response practices; served as a subject matter expert for national technology policy; and served as founder and executive agent for multiple commercial and non-profit organizations.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Vision: Strategic Planning - Resource Recruitment - Organizational Skills
Economic Development: Analysis - Community Outreach - Sales & Marketing
Non-Profit Organizations: 501 (c) (3), (4), (6) - Executive Director - Fund Raising
Management: Public/Private/Research Consortium - Board & Membership Management
Subject Matter Expertise: Defense and Homeland Security - Open Source Software - Unmanned Vehicle Systems - Federal Legislative Relations
Media Management: Public Relations - Public Presentation - Crisis Management
Strategic: Program Planning - Consortium Management
Marketing: Brand Development - Social Media - Channel Sales
Event Management: Coordination - Promotion - Logistics - Implementation
Founder / Director @ The Open Technology Center at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center is a non-profit research and development entity sponsored by the Mississippi National Guard and U.S. Department of Homeland Security whose mission is to innovate and integrate open source software technologies for use within national defense and security organizations. From 2014 to Present (1 year) Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training CenterPrincipal @ SouthBridge Advisers, LLC provides consulting services that support federal, state and local government adoption of open source software solutions. SouthBridge consulting partners consist of leading open source software community, academic, industry and former-government representatives.
SouthBridge services include:
- Relationship management for government-to-business and business-to-business entities
- Government contract management for small and medium-size businesses
- Market analysis for open source software products and services
Policy and Program Management Services
- Acquisition and administrative policy for open source software
- Strategic program development and implementation
- Program, human and technical asset management
- Educational briefings and technical training
- Cyber threat analysis and prevention
- Software and Information Assurance evaluation and compliance
- Access to technical subject matter experts
Contact: 202.683.7524 From September 2012 to Present (3 years 2 months) Founder / Executive Director @ From 2013 to 2015 (2 years) Founder / Executive Director @ John Weathersby is the founder of the Open Source Software Institute (http://www.oss-institute.org/), a U.S.-based non-profit organization dedicated to the development and implementation of open-source software solutions within the United States Federal, state and municipal governments and academic institutions.
Weathersby serves as an adviser for open-source technologies to the National Technology Alliance and to agencies within the U.S. Department of Defense. He also serves as on the International Advisory Panel for Linux World Magazine, LinuxWorld.com and the Linux Desktop Consortium. From August 2000 to January 2014 (13 years 6 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaCo-Founder/VP of Marketing @ SAIR developed and produced a complete training and certification program for the Linux operating system. A founding member of the management team that built SAIR from concept to global training and publishing entity within 14 months. Wave Technologies, International of St. Louis, MO acquired SAIR in January 2000. From 1997 to January 2000 (3 years) Oxford, MSPrincipal @ Marketing, communications and business development services for conservation, agricultural and governmental programs and activities. From 1994 to 1997 (3 years) Memphis, TNExternal Communications Manager @ Public relations and communications manager for Ducks Unlimited, the world's largest wetlands conservation organization. From 1991 to 1994 (3 years) Memphis, TNAssociate Manager, Public Relations @ From 1989 to 1991 (2 years) Jackson, MSPublic Relations Director @ From 1987 to 1989 (2 years) Atlanta, GA
John Weathersby is skilled in: Strategic Communications, Business Development, Business Relationship..., Operational Planning, Vision Development, Public Relations, Marketing Communications, Creative Writing, Public Speaking, Fundraising, Non-profit..., Creative Strategy, Business Strategy, Cloud Computing, Consulting, Contract Negotiation, DoD, Enterprise Software, Government, Information Technology, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Non-profits, Open Source, Policy, Open Source Software, Professional Services, Program Management, Project Management, Proposal Writing, Security, Strategic Planning, Strategy, Integration, Entrepreneurship, Linux, Public Policy, Software Development, Strategic Partnerships, Start-ups, Social Networking, Nonprofits, Training, Mergers & Acquisitions
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