John Sharp, PhD

John Sharp is the founder and principal consultant for Sharp Informatics. Before starting Sharp Informatics in 1997 he was employed by Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM for 18 years. While at Sandia he held staff and management positions in all areas of information technology, including analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, information architecture, data administration, and information technology research. He has worked closely with Prof. Shir Nijssen of The Netherlands to improve the NIAM analysis methodology. Dr. Sharp was the editor of the international standard for conceptual schemas. He has co-chaired conferences on natural language modeling and he has presented numerous papers and seminars at professional conferences.

He received a PhD from the University of Illinois in Electrical Engineering and now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with his wife Pamela. Their five children have all graduated from college and live in Annapolis, Chicago, and Albuquerque.