About John Wilson


John Wilson founded voysmith on the priciples of empathetic communications, something he's developed and applied in his many years as a Communications and Business Information Consultant—a principle so very relevant to today's digital media, social networking business environment.

John has worked with startups, universities, governmental organizations, medium-sized companies, and large international firms, such as mTuitive, The National Grid, PricewaterhouseCoopers, MIT, The City of Boston, EnerNOC, Morgan Stanley, Lucent Technologies, British Telecom, Elsevier Publishing, the New York Mercantile Exchange, Next Step Living, and many others. In 2005, John founded Newfangler, a video-driven website devoted to Clean Technology.

John has coached students and professionals and advised multinational corporations when building or revamping user interface designs, information architectures, Technical and Marketing Communications departments, and print and online information delivery strategies for business operations, business support, and business development. From 1992-2001, John was Managing Director of his own Technical Communications and Training consulting company in England. As a Guest Lecturer at Oxford University for three years, John taught his Technical Communication seminars and helped develop Internet-based Communications courses for the university before moving back to the United States.

In addition to being a seasoned writer and a Corporate Communications manager, strategist, and coach, John is a professional voice actor. He has developed and taught his voice over classes since 2004. His voice work has been used in commercials and corporate narrations since 1998. Some of his voice over customers include Philips, Blue Cross Blue Shield, webMethods, Harvard Business School, Cemex, and Boston Medical Center. He is also a professional videographer, television presenter, producer, writer, and director, having created technology-based comedic, educational, and documentary television shows.

John holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College, and a Master’s degree in Public Relations from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. In addition, he is an International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) Certified Business Analyst Professional, and has achieved certifications from the Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM) in Enterprise Content Management, Information Organization and Access/Search, and Enterprise 2.0/Web 2.0 Technologies.

Memberships:

  • MIT Enterprise Forum Digital Media Group
  • Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM)
  • International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
  • Sandwich Area Community Access Television (SACAT)