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John Valance

Profound Logic
Senior Consultant
Burlington, VT
John Valance is a senior consultant and modernization strategist for Profound Logic Software. He has worked on the IBM midrange platform since the 1980s, and on web development since 1998. As a consultant and developer, John specializes in modernization and web application development on the IBM i platform. He has extensive programming experience in RPG, Java, PHP, and JavaScript, and he enjoys explaining new programming concepts to RPG programmers. John is a frequent presenter at user groups, and has created presentations and labs on many web development topics. Since 2017, John has served on the board of directors for COMMON.

Prior to joining Profound Logic, John was an independent consultant for many years, specializing in web development and modernization of IBM i systems. John is a native of New York City, but moved to Vermont in 1994 to raise a family and has been there ever since. John is also an accomplished musician, playing a variety of instruments and styles.