John M. Spivey, CEO, Spivey & Company, Inc.

John is the founder and CEO of Spivey & Company, Inc. a strategic business creation and transformation firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has over 25 years of experience in executive leadership and entrepreneurial ventures in multiple technology and healthcare endeavors. John formed his first start-up, Vention, Inc., at age 25, which grew into one of the largest e-business application development shops in the southeast. John was later instrumental in founding a number of healthcare ventures including: Bladder Health Network, Sigma Health Ventures, EngageDX, Constance Ventures, Availiant Healthcare Strategies, and most recently, Kallaco Health & Technology.

John earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Mississippi and conducted his doctoral studies at the University of Kansas. John has been married to his wife, Olga, for 30 years. They have four children and currently live in New Orleans, LA.