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John Horner, VP of Software Consulting

I help leaders understand and solve their most complex business and technology challenges.

I thrive in situations where I can solve complex problems and help business leaders succeed. In every consultation, I aim to truly understand the context, challenges, and previous efforts to yield measurable, high-quality results.



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Meet John Horner

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About John Horner

  • Who inspires me


    People who have the courage to act in uncertain conditions because they are certain they need to act! And, people who apply extraordinary efforts every day, even when nobody’s watching, because they recognize that ordinary won’t change the world. I am fortunate to know and work with many people like this!

  • Favorite quotes


    • “Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.” – Jim Rohn
    • “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right!” – Henry Ford
    • “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
  • I like…


    • Learning & growing through reading, exploration, and action
    • Helping people thrive
    • Solving complex real-world problems
  • Words of wisdom


    Simplicity is one of the greatest catalysts for growth. It allows for agility, which, when combined with direction and action, sets the stage for a rapid and tremendous impact.

  • Big goal for the future


    Helping people accomplish amazing feats through the strategic use of technology.


John Turns Challenges into Opportunities

With over 20 years of experience in the software industry, John Horner has worked across various verticals, including healthcare, SaaS product development, professional and subcontracting services, manufacturing, retail, scientific, and financial domains. He has experience with the development of workflow automation systems, web & mobile application development, accounting software, CRM systems, inventory & manufacturing solutions, Electronic and Personal Health Record Solutions, Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing systems, Digitalization, OCR and AI solutions, iOT platforms, and more.


Driven and knowledgeable, John thrives on solving complex problems and creating solutions that positively impact people’s daily lives. He views issues as opportunities to provide clarity and expertise so users can move forward successfully. John is passionate about helping others accomplish more.


Since 2005, John has been a core member of the Miles IT team, leading product and service development efforts, consulting over a thousand customers, and overseeing multiple technology teams. In his role as Vice President of Software Consulting, John champions a relentless focus on growth through the intelligent use of technology. He consistently identifies and shares strategies to help organizations improve through simplification and the strategic use of technology.


John holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and has served as an Adjunct Professor at Drexel University, Temple University, and other colleges in the Philadelphia region. John has published multiple peer-reviewed publications and has spoken at various academic, industry, and technology conferences.

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John’s recent speaking & coaching engagements


The following are some of John’s recent and upcoming speaking engagements.


CultureWise Culture Summit National ConferenceLeveraging technology to have a more engaged and productive workforce,  High Performing Culture, 2023


Technology Network Series, Systemplicity: Strategies for generating ROI by simplifying your IT,  Vistage, 2023


The CEO’s Journey: Business Growth National ConferenceDon’t be replaced by a more technologically advanced business, Vistage, 2022 


COVID-19 Webinar Series, Weather the Storm or Sell Umbrellas, Miles IT Webinar Series, 2020 


Below are some of his recent team coaching & executive technology consulting engagements:

  • Leveraging Technology for Growth: Specific tactics that can be applied today to leverage technology for organization growth
  • Poised Under Pressure: Being a voice of reason in challenging times
  • Listening with Purpose: Taking active listening to the next level
  • Digging for Diamonds: Quickly identify & provide solutions for any size request
  • Direction vs. Clarity:  What is the difference and why does it matter?
  • Authority without Words: Strategies for gaining authority & helping people accomplish more
  • Metrics that Matter: What makes a good KPI and common pitfalls & challenges
  • ROI the hidden truth:  Why ROI calculations fail to come to fruition and what to do about it

    Hear what people have to say about John:


    “John Horner is a rockstar.  Outstanding experience! Very professional and thorough, and I couldn’t be more impressed with Miles and their recommendations!”


    “John Horner has absolutely knocked it out of the park. Congratulations to Miles, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for our Partnership.”


    “[John] reinforces the mindset to be had!”

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    “I’m here to understand your unique business challenges and provide a strategy for overcoming them together.”