John StormJohn Storm is the Founder of the BrainStorm Network. He works with people and organizations who want to bring their ideas to Life! John offers a wide range of professional innovation and strategy services including facilitation, seminars, retreats, workshops, keynote speaking, training and consulting. John’s themes include: Innovation, Strategic Planning, Creativity, Change Management, Marketing, Naming, New Product Development, and BrainStorming.

Mr. Storm is the creator of www.CyberStorming.com, the award-winning online innovation website. He is a published author with numerous articles and books, including The Book on BrainStorming, as well as a wide assortment of cutting-edge innovation tools and techniques. He is a member of the American Society for Training and Development, Global Speakers Federation, and National Speakers Association.

John has been facilitating and training adult groups in a wide variety of situations for over 20 years. He understands the importance of having a clear idea of the desired outcomes, as well as the many factors that affect the success of High Stakes events. He is also a Process Leader for the Chief Executive Network, a large national group of CEO’s and Senior Executives.

Prior to founding BrainStorm Network, John worked with Storm Lures, an international sporting goods firm. The company operated two U.S. production facilities and a maquiladora operation in Mexico. As Director of Marketing, John had direct account responsibility for three of the world’s largest retailers (Wal-Mart, Bass Pro Shops and Kmart). He also had ultimate responsibility for over 70 sales representatives throughout the USA.

John was heavily involved in new product development and is a patent holder from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. From the multitude of marketing, sales, and advertising efforts involved in creating consumer demand to the challenges of product development, production, distribution, export, and back office operations, John is well qualified to facilitate diverse groups in the areas of marketing, new product development, product naming, strategic planning and innovation.

Mr. Storm graduated with high honors from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Communication. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and an Eagle Scout. John is centrally located in Norman, Oklahoma, USA.