John Duhring has been a founding team member at seven startups, generating successful exits to Borland, 5th Generation Systems, EMC and AOL. He has applied technology to learning at Prentice-Hall, Apple, Dow Jones and for Stanford’s Professional Publishing Courses. As the Director of Strategic Alliances and Alumni Relations at Cogswell Polytechnical College in Sunnyvale, California, he is passionate about team-based learning. A fifth-generation Californian, he grew up on the Monterey Peninsula. Duhring is an alum of UC Berkley where he received his BS in Business Administration.