Growth Services Consultant
John Blignaut is a Growth Services Consultant serving Colorado small-medium manufacturers. John assists companies with growth projects that strengthen their core capabilities, diversifies their business offerings into other markets and develops new products via technology transfer.
Projects may include marketing and digital web strategies, Technology Driven Market Intelligence market diversification, Tech Scouting, and Go-To-Market planning and implementation. Such projects have successfully assisted healthcare, electronics, plastics and precision machining manufacturers with expanding into new markets and growing their top-line revenue.
Professional interests include digital manufacturing (the Model-Base Enterprise), tech transfer and commercialization, and innovation program planning and implementation.
John began his career as an officer in military aviation. Thereafter, he attained over 20 years of experience working in industry to develop and market new technologies and products. He has worked with startups, emerging growth and defense companies in various management roles. His background includes project and program management, product development, marketing and business development, executive management, and technology transfer.
Education and Expertise
BS Sciences, Indiana University
MS Industrial Administration, Purdue’s Krannert Graduate School of Business
John is also a certified project manager and co-inventor of several patented technologies.