John Read, PhD

Dr. John Read is the Founder and President of Colibri Software and a Senior Associate with Noreca. He has more than fifteen years of experience in software development. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Waterloo and Simon Fraser University and has taught full time a number of years in Computer Science at Acadia University. He is currently also an Adjunct Professor in Acadia's school of Computer Science. John has developed software at a number of companies in the US and Canada in the areas of 3D modeling, micro-electronics and GIS systems. He has worked on many different platforms using many different tool suites. John has developed desktop application software as well as description languages and language parsers on a number of projects.