|University of Missouri-St. Louis, Bachelor of Arts|
John Leighton has held various positions in software development over the past twenty years. Most recently, Mr. Leighton served as Director of Software Development for Reuters America. During his tenure at Reuters, John worked on client data delivery systems that enabled other news and financial service companies to deliver real time news and financial information to their customers. John was also responsible for the development and infrastructure design of several company web sites, one of which became the fifth largest news and financial site globally. John joined Reuters through its acquisition of Bridge Information Systems, where he served as Technical Director of Software Development.