John Blevins

John Blevins

  • Visiting Lecturer

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Faculty Expertise

  • Technology Strategy
  • Strategy
  • Consulting
  • Innovation
  • Machine Learning
  • Information Systems
  • Business Analytics
  • Global Business
  • Emerging Markets
  • Management Communication
  • Management
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Cornell Directory Entry


John Blevins is a visiting lecturer at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. He also serves as an adjunct professor, teaching strategic management for technology-based businesses at Cornell Tech and UCLA Anderson School of Management. He specializes in emerging technologies that are disrupting traditional business models including cloud computing, big data, analytics, social media, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Additionally, he is the faculty director for Anderson’s Global Executive MBA Field Study program.

Blevins speaks at academic and industry events covering technology-driven market changes, technology management leadership, and other topics. He provides expertise to the technology, telecommunications, media/entertainment, healthcare, financial services, energy, aerospace, public sector, manufacturing, and automotive industries. His 30-year work experience includes Deloitte Consulting, Microsoft, Oracle, and Shell Oil, where he held a variety of technology and management roles.

Blevins is the principal of Navigation Pointe, providing management consulting services in the areas of corporate strategy and organizational management for technology-based businesses. He guides traditional enterprises in their digital transformation, assists technology-oriented companies with monetization strategies, and advises venture capital/private equity firms in technology-related industry investments and patent protections.

Recent Courses

  • NBA 6480 - Digital Technology Practicum
  • NBA 6300 - Introduction to Digital Technology
  • NBAY 6210 - Technology Management

Academic Degrees

  • MBA Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011
  • BS University of Alabama, 1989