John is a lecturer with the FBDA where he teaches Digital Media Design and other multimedia courses. On top of coordinating and supervising industry-related projects, he had collaborated with leading companies and government agencies such as Microsoft, Google, Nokia, Malaysian Global Innovation and Creative Centre (MaGIC), SMA-TEGAS, Petrosains, Sarawak Tourism Board, Sarawak Museum, and Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). He had also mentored Swinburne’s students and alumni in various competitions including the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 where the university’s design students represented Malaysia in the world finals held in Seattle, Washington.
John is also the Apple Certified Education Trainer (APLP) where he provides comprehensive resources and service to help build skills in the Apple Ecosystem whilst integrating them into the learning modules for schools and universities across Malaysia. As the currently lead for Sarawak Chapter, Google Educator Group, John actively gives motivational talks and shares new technologies with teachers in the state while fostering new leaders groups in Sarawak.
John is also a Microsoft Influencer and Microsoft Partner through Microsoft Hololens projects and its showcase events.
He has years of experience in teaching and multimedia industry. His current areas of teaching include Final Year Capstone Project Digital Media Design and Video Compositing.