John Hines is Chairman of the Hines Family Foundation for Education, Innovation and Service (HFF), a non-profit Atlanta-based STEM, Innovation, and Technology Workforce enabler. The Foundation aims to provide resources, opportunities, and support for deserving, underrepresented, and under-resourced individuals and groups.
He also serves as the Managing Director and Chief Technical Officer at JH Technology Associates LLC (JHTA), a California Technology Consulting and Advisory Services company. In December 2012, he retired as NASA-Ames Chief Technologist (CCT) after nearly 37 years. John has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tuskegee University, a Master of Science in Biomedical/Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and nearly 50 years of combined NASA/Air Force/Research Institute experience.