John Hillstrom

Chief Technology Officer

John Hillstrom directs all technology efforts at B Lab ranging from optimizing the internal use of cloud-based infrastructure for communications and coordination, to building new systems, such as GIIRS, using cutting edge software tools and development practices. John has previously worked as a software architect designing and building solutions in companies ranging from one that does solar economics analysis to a grant making foundation. His focus is on building very usable systems that answer real business needs in the most direct way possible. He's also worked as a systems consultant for the tech titans such as Oracle and Apple, in both Silicon Valley and New Zealand/Austrailia. John has an MS in Computer Science and BA, both from Stanford, and has over 2 decades of software engineering experience.