John Blake is Senior Vice President of the Alaris division of Kodak Alaris, responsible for the product management and global marketing functions. John brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record to Kodak Alaris with over 20 years’ global general management experience, as well as functional expertise in finance, product management, OEM relationship development, and mergers and acquisitions.
John worked for Eastman Kodak from 1991-2012. His most recent roles at Kodak were Senior Global GM and Corporate Vice President positions in the consumer photography business. After leaving Kodak, John was CEO of several middle market private equity owned businesses. Most recently John was CEO of Phelps Industries where he stabilized the business and developed a strategy for profitable revenue growth. Prior to this, he was CEO of Vispero (previously named Freedom Scientific and VFO) where he built an industry-leading assistive technology platform through organic growth and acquisitions resulting in a sustainable, profitable growth strategy.
John holds an MBA in Finance from Rochester Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Rochester. He is based at the US headquarters of Kodak Alaris in Rochester, NY.