John D
Technical Instructor

John DeVries has been a New Horizons trainer since 2014, specializing in Cloud Technologies (Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and Office 365) and in software development training (Microsoft .Net). He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a Google Cloud Authorized Trainer. Prior to becoming a full-time trainer, Mr. DeVries had his own web design and IT support business. He was also a product manager for software and data communications products for over 25 years.
TRAINING PHILOSOPHY

"To use my professional experience as an IT professional, as well as my personal experience as a life-long learner, to provide my students with a full and rich training experience."

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Certifications
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
Professional Experience
  • Product Manager for software and data communications for over 25 years
  • Owner of The Idea Group, a web design and contract IT support company, for over 12 years
Education
  • California Institute of Technology, Physics
  • Tufts University, Biology
  • Johns Hopkins University, Computer Science
Languages Spoken
  • English