John Blowers is the Senior Manager, HR Services and Solutions for GLOBALFOUNDRIES. He has 16 years of HRIS experience in the banking, healthcare and energy industries. Prior to GLOBALFOUNDRIES, his role was with the GE Infrastructure family of businesses and included centralized, intelligent data management, “active” self-service solutions and strategic delivery of HR information to business leaders. Blowers has shared his philosophy on HR Information Strategy with leaders across General Electric and the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as at industry events and universities. Blowers has an undergraduate degree in Management from the University of Phoenix and an MBA from Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He has twin boys, a daughter and a Doberman-shepherd mix. Blowers is a certified Black Belt in Six Sigma process discipline, an avid poker player and the author of Life on Tilt: Confessions of a Poker Dad, published May 2008.