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Senior Fellow

John Hammitt has four decades of global senior executive experience in general management, new business development, high-volume service operations, information technology and market strategy consulting. The most recent twenty years have been focused in the healthcare industry.  

John is currently serving as a senior executive in two early-stage healthcare companies, which he helped form, as well as providing leadership assistance to various religious and charitable organizations.  John retired as a senior executive of Johnson & Johnson in September 2007. Beginning in 1997 and until retirement he served as President eJNJ L.L.C.  Concurrently, beginning in 2004, he also served as J&J’s Global Vice President for Networking and Computing Services (NCS).  Both of those companies being wholly-owned subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.  Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson in 1997, John served over 18 years as the first corporate VP & CIO in three multi-billion dollar worldwide companies: United Technologies Corp. (1988-1991), The Pillsbury Co. (1983-1988) and Morton-Thiokol (1972-1983). 


John has a Chemical Engineering degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. with a dual concentration in Marketing and Finance from the University of Chicago.