John P. Zachman

JOHN P. ZACHMAN

Biographical Sketch

John P. Zachman

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John P. Zachman is the Chief Executive Officer of Zachman International®, Inc, an organization dedicated to the research and advancement of the state of the art in Enterprise Architecture principally based on the Framework for Enterprise Architecture- The Zachman Framework™. The Zachman® Framework has received broad acceptance around the world as an integrative framework, or “periodic table” of descriptive representations for Enterprises.

John is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Federated Enterprise Architecture Certification Institute (The FEAC® Institute), the premier training and certification Institution for Enterprise Architects in Washington DC, as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Zachman Consulting™, a consortium of consulting partners committed to implementation of the Zachman Framework concepts as the base ontology for consulting practice.

As son of Zachman Framework originator, John A. Zachman, John has worked closely with his father in the management of Zachman International for over a decade. In addition to the operation of Zachman International and FEAC, John is the Founder and President of the Zachman Institute, a non-profit organization devoted to leveraging Zachman International's vast network of professionals and resources to offer services to small businesses and non-profit organizations as they prepare for and experience growth.

Prior to managing Zachman International, John has over 18 years of diverse experience in high-level management in the automotive industry and in the music industry as the Vice President of Marketing for Big Fish Audio, a sound manufacturer in the Los Angeles area. In these roles his focus was on entire organizational management with emphasis on analysis and implementation of enterprise systems. John is also currently an adjunct professor of ancient Greek at The King’s University as well as an adjunct professor in the Business School at Colorado Christian University.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Management and a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management, both from Azusa Pacific University. He is near completion of a second Bachelor’s degree from L.I.F.E. Pacific College. He currently serves as a jury member for the Enterprise & IT Architecture Excellence Awards at iCMG in Bangalore, India. He currently serves, and has served since 2013, as the Advisory Council Chair for the Government EA East and West Conferences and the Excellence in EA Awards at Government EA in Washington, DC - two premier industry conferences for enterprise architecture in government. He is on the Enterprise Architecture Education Forum out of the Executive Office of the President - Office of Management & Budget in the United States.

John is an accomplished musician, has coached varsity football at Rampart High School, and has served on the Board of Directors for Arcadia Christian School.