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 John Ellis Biography

John Ellis is a technology and futurist keynote speaker, author, software expert and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company. As the Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program Ellis’s team delivered a number of automotive industry firsts including SmartDeviceLink, the open source version of Ford’s award-winning AppLink technology. His work in the field inspired the book The Zero Dollar Car: How the Revolution in Big Data will Change Your Life. For the past 19 years, he has been the managing director of the industry consultant firm Ellis & Associates.

John was most recently Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company. Under his leadership, John’s team delivered a number of automotive industry firsts including SmartDeviceLink, the open source version of Ford’s award-winning AppLink technology connecting brought-in devices to vehicles and the genesis of Google, Apple and MirrorLink technologies, developer.ford.com, Ford’s developer program with over 10,000 unique and global content providers all committed to developing for AppLink/SmartDeviceLink as well as a 2014 software developer conference attended by over 175 world-class developers from 15 countries. John’s team also delivered a ground-up design and development of a service delivery network that helped propel the MyFordMobile product to award-winning status.

During most of his career, John worked for Motorola where he held key leadership positions in engineering, product management, software & services, and marketing and strategy. While there, John participated in developing, marketing and selling Motorola’s mobile software and services, their software developer ecosystem (developer.motorola.com), and their industry-leading Open Source Software program (opensource.motorola.com).

For the past 19 years, John has been the managing director of Ellis & Associates, the management consulting firm he founded in 1997. Originally established as a boutique training firm focused on international business and culture, the firm now serves clients in the world where automotive, consumer, connectivity and software intersect.

As a designer and lead instructor of the Connected Vehicle Professional certificate course for the Society of Automotive Engineers, John is frequently called upon as a software expert for interviews, keynotes and panels to discuss software security and the new business models traditional “ship and forget” companies like automotive companies need to adopt in order to be “ship and remember” companies and adequately address cybersecurity concerns and pending legislation.

John served as an adjunct professor at Notre Dame University teaching financial math to Executive MBA students from 2002-2010 as well as a translator in the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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John Ellis

CEO & Owner Crescent Interactive

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John Ellis Biography

John Ellis is a technology and futurist keynote speaker, author, software expert and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company. As the Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program Ellis’s team delivered a number of automotive industry firsts including SmartDeviceLink, the open source version of Ford’s award-winning AppLink technology. His work in the field inspired the book The Zero Dollar Car: How the Revolution in Big Data will Change Your Life. For the past 19 years, he has been the managing director of the industry consultant firm Ellis & Associates.

John was most recently Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company. Under his leadership, John’s team delivered a number of automotive industry firsts including SmartDeviceLink, the open source version of Ford’s award-winning AppLink technology connecting brought-in devices to vehicles and the genesis of Google, Apple and MirrorLink technologies, developer.ford.com, Ford’s developer program with over 10,000 unique and global content providers all committed to developing for AppLink/SmartDeviceLink as well as a 2014 software developer conference attended by over 175 world-class developers from 15 countries. John’s team also delivered a ground-up design and development of a service delivery network that helped propel the MyFordMobile product to award-winning status.

During most of his career, John worked for Motorola where he held key leadership positions in engineering, product management, software & services, and marketing and strategy. While there, John participated in developing, marketing and selling Motorola’s mobile software and services, their software developer ecosystem (developer.motorola.com), and their industry-leading Open Source Software program (opensource.motorola.com).

For the past 19 years, John has been the managing director of Ellis & Associates, the management consulting firm he founded in 1997. Originally established as a boutique training firm focused on international business and culture, the firm now serves clients in the world where automotive, consumer, connectivity and software intersect.

As a designer and lead instructor of the Connected Vehicle Professional certificate course for the Society of Automotive Engineers, John is frequently called upon as a software expert for interviews, keynotes and panels to discuss software security and the new business models traditional “ship and forget” companies like automotive companies need to adopt in order to be “ship and remember” companies and adequately address cybersecurity concerns and pending legislation.

John served as an adjunct professor at Notre Dame University teaching financial math to Executive MBA students from 2002-2010 as well as a translator in the 1992 Summer Olympics.

John Ellis Videos

  • The Zero Dollar Car - The Transportation Industry Transformed ...
    John Ellis is an expert in Big Data and how it will change the business models of the world's leading sectors like transportation, insurance,...
  • John Ellis - Global Technologist - YouTube
    John was most recently Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company.
  • John Ellis - ATP 2014 - Keynote Speaker - YouTube
    John was most recently Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company.

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  • How to book John Ellis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like John Ellis for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for John Ellis, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for John Ellis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book John Ellis?

    Booking fees for John Ellis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire John Ellis, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for John Ellis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like John Ellis for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book John Ellis for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent John Ellis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for John Ellis or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

John Ellis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book John Ellis for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. John Ellis generally travels from IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are R "Ray" Wang, Joe Sabia, Peter Guber, Don Levy and Wingham Rowan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling John Ellis for an upcoming live or virtual event.

John Ellis Speaker Videos

  • The Zero Dollar Car - The Transportation Industry Transformed ...
    John Ellis is an expert in Big Data and how it will change the business models of the world's leading sectors like transportation, insurance, telecommunications, government, and home building. From...
    John Ellis - Global Technologist - YouTube
    John was most recently Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company.
  • John Ellis - ATP 2014 - Keynote Speaker - YouTube
    John was most recently Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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