John “JD” Hawley


John “JD” Hawley

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer of Convention Data Services (CDS), John Hawley oversees all technical groups, including product development and support, product management, application delivery, infrastructure management, information management and quality assurance. John has over 15 years of experience managing technical teams and developing web-based applications, middleware, and database systems. He has deep understanding of enterprise and solution architecture, application and infrastructure technologies, databases, SOA, integration technologies, SaaS, virtualization, cloud computing and performance optimization.

Prior to joining CDS, John was a Senior Enterprise Architect for TJX, where he was responsible for system architecture and standards for one of the world’s largest retail organizations.

Claim to fame

Office nerf-gun champion

Favorite type of literature

Scandinavian mystery