As a partner and board member of an innovative advertising technology firm, engineer and entrepreneur John Butziger led teams in areas as diverse as environmental engineering programs, medical device research, and product development. He has worked in Manhattan for more than ten years, travelling internationally to deploy new technology and develop business opportunities. He drew upon his extensive experience in international entrepreneurship and science while writing The Second Tree.
With a master’s degree in engineering and several patents, Butziger publishes in both domestic and international journals. He has lectured on entrepreneurship and engineering at Columbia University in New York City, and the HEC Business School in Paris, France.
Married with three children, Butziger lives in Rhode Island. His passions include travel, fishing, scuba diving, music, writing, and spending time with his family.