Steve Johnson is a senior trainer and facilitator for both government and commercial customers of ASHER. He provides strategic planning, senior program management, subject matter expert, and sales and marketing consulting services to commercial businesses, government contractors, government organizations and program offices, and educational institutions. Mr. Johnson has also served as a Technology and Business Advisor to the William J. von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement at the Erwin and Joan Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego. He is also a Chair for Vistage International, the world’s leading CEO membership organization, mentoring business leaders to become better leaders, make better decisions and get better results. He has been recognized in 2010, 2011 and 2012 with the Vistage Chair Excellence award. Fewer than 15% of Vistage Chairs are so recognized each year.
Mr. Johnson is a dynamic and energizing trainer who consistently achieves the highest ratings from his students. His interactive seminars are filled with illustrative and entertaining examples from his extensive commercial experience in growth consulting and selling advanced technology products and engineering and professional services, and his over 30 years of government service, including 13 years as a senior government buyer and Source Selection Authority (SSA) for the acquisition of over $4B of government equipment and services.
Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Duke University (physics) and the Major Program Managers Course, Defense Systems Management College. He commanded a nuclear powered fast attack submarine. He is certified and served as a Department of Defense Major Acquisition Program Manager (Level III). His final active duty assignment was as Navy Director of Y2K Remediation, responsible for directing the remediation of the Year 2000 computer faulty-date-logic problem across the entire U.S. Navy enterprise.
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