John Kuhn served twenty years in the U.S. Army special operations community before transitioning to the civilian sector in early 2014. In 1999, he was selected for assignment to a special mission unit. He subsequently served in operational roles in Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, the Arabian peninsula, Egypt, and the Horn of Africa.
During combat tours, he was awarded the Silver Star; six Bronze Stars, including one for valor; an Army Commendation Medal for valor; and two Purple Hearts. He has served as the operations officer for an operational squadron and as the executive officer for a selection and training squadron. He is familiar with the various federal departments and agencies, having worked extensively overseas with members of the U.S. interagency.
John holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Arizona and a graduate business degree from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He recently co-founded with David Dozoretz of Persistence of Vision a visualization business that caters to the needs of the U.S. military.
John currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.