Meet John

John welcomes the opportunity to meet his readers!

To see John and his team in action, please click here for a full schedule of Room to Read events.


Praise for Leaving Microsoft

Seth Godin, Author, Purple Cow:

"Some people would have you believe that you can't change the world, especially all by yourself. John Wood is living proof that you can. This book will inspire you and challenge you to do something that matters."

Bonnie Martiny, Thibodaux, LA:

"I finished the book. I am amazed and in awe. What an eye opener. I could not put the book down and will recommend it to everyone."


Invite John to speak at one of your events!

Razor-sharp business acumen honed at Microsoft, combined with a passion to change the world makes John Wood a unique, inspiring and popular speaker with universal appeal. His charismatic presentations focus on leadership, entrepreneurship, business, education and literacy, philanthropy and women's empowerment, as well as motivational messages about finding your passion in life, thinking big, and proving that anyone, with focused vision and determination, can make a significant impact on the world.

Click here for John's speaker biography.

To arrange a speaking engagement with John, please contact Lisa Hotchkiss at Room to Read: lisa.hotchkiss@roomtoread.org or +1 (415) 561-3331.