John Weathington, President & CEO of Excellent Management Systems, Inc.
  • Biographical Sketch

About John Weathington

John Weathington is President and CEO of Excellent Management Systems, Inc., a management consultancy that helps guide organizations to achieve strategic goals, improve critical processes, and leverage the power of information. For over 20 years, John has helped clients of all sizes including an impressive list of Fortune 100 firms to include Visa, PayPal (eBay), Hewlett Packard, Sun Microsystems, Hitachi Data Systems, Cisco, and Silicon Graphics. His unique blend of leadership, management, and technical talent and skills are a rare find in the consulting arena.

He project managed a large database development project as well as designed the database, managed developers, and developed the support model. He worked with users to establish business requirements and supported them in testing and other special analysis. He provided outstanding service and delivery on a very complex project.
--Linda Dunlap, Sr. Finance Analyst, Sun Microsystems

A byproduct of Silicon Valley’s rich business and technical culture, John’s expertise ranges from organizational strategy and leadership to information system architecture to program execution and management. He has designed enterprise-scale data warehouses, organized and lead business and technical teams, and developed and mobilized strategies for iconic organizations such as Visa and Sun Microsystems.

Dynamic speaker and prolific author, John frequently authors articles for numerous publications including Tech Republic, Tech Target, and industry vertical publications like The Coalition for Government Procurement’s “Off the Shelf,” and Quest Software’s “Toad Pipeline.” John is often called upon to speak at industry events ranging from informal technical discussions to keynotes on leadership and management.

Education and certifications held by John include Bachelor of Science studies in both computer science and organizational leadership, Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Six Sigma Black Belt, where he studied at Motorola with the world’s best and brightest Master Black Belts. John is an active member in the Society for Advancement of Consulting, and served on the board for the Northern California chapter of the Institute for Management Consultants.

  • Certified Management Consultant

    CMC® (Certified Management Consultant) is the certification mark awarded by the Institute of Management Consultants USA and represents meeting the highest global standards and ethical canons of the profession. Fewer than 1% of all consultants have achieved this level of excellence. Click the logo above for more information.

  • Project Management Professional

    PMP® (Project Management Professional) is the mark awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, and represents a high standard of quality for the project management practitioner.

  • Six Sigma Black Belt (Motorola)

    Trained at Motorola, USA, where Six Sigma was originally developed, under the best Master Black Belts in the world. Six Sigma uses a set of quality management methods, including statistical methods, to improve the quality of process outputs. A Black Belt is the highest ranking practitioner on any project, responsible for leading the team and performing more advanced statistical analysis.

  • Society for the Advancement of Consulting

    The Society for the Advancement of Consulting® (SAC®) is an international association of consulting professionals who subscribe to an industry code of ethics and have provided evidence of significant consulting results among their clients. Please click the logo above for more information.