John McGuire is CEO and Founder of Active Mind Technology, a digital sports platform combining wearable technologies with sports data, founded in 2011. He is collaborating with fuseproject Founder and designer Yves Behar on the company’s first product, GAME GOLF. GAME GOLF is based on the Game platform, and is for athletes and sports enthusiasts, who want to see, share, compete and compare their game with pros and peers. The GAME platform allows users to play their way to greatness using wearable sensors and apps customized to the game. In less than nine month the GAME GOLF device has been used in over 96 countries with even The President of the United States getting in on the action!
John has been an entrepreneur for the past 15 years and has a truly unique background. Having worked both as a software engineer and in the field of behavioral sports psychology, GAME and GAME GOLF combine John’s two loves, technology and sports. John was also a co contributor for the hugely successful book Business Model Generation. In his spare time he works as an advisor to a number of Silicon Valley and Irish based Startups, has two daughters and a very understanding wife.