John Cole is a Managing Partner of Farr Group, Inc., an IT Strategy and Advisory firm headquartered in Dallas. With more than 30 years experience in the Information Technology field, John most recently served as Vice President, Global Software and Tools for the Outsourcing unit of Unisys. Prior to Unisys he was the CIO for MCG, a provider of Technology Services to the Fortune 100. Prior to MCG, John held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Pegasus Solutions, Inc., a leading global provider of hotel reservations-related services and technology. Prior to Pegasus, John served as Vice President of Technology for JPMorgan Chase. Before that, he was Assistant Vice President of Technology Services for Sprint, where he led the growth of that organization from 600 to 1,200 developers across the United States. His organization at Sprint was recognized as one of the "Top 10 IT Innovators" by InformationWeek. John also has held senior leadership positions at Banc One, First Tennessee Bank and Ernst & Young.