John Hotta

Co-founder & Corporate Board Dir
Capital Expert Services

John Hotta is a corporate board director, who helps boards and C-suite leaders understand technology, including AI.

He serves on the Kaiser Permanente Washington Advisory Committee, First Washington Robotics board, as well as private company boards.

He graduated with honors with degrees from Harvard University, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and UCLA. The Financial Times named Hotta as one of the Agenda Digital 50.

His roots and passion are in technology. He began his career conducting AI research at the RAND Corporation. Then he spent over 20 years in technology leadership roles at Microsoft, Accenture, and AT&T.

He has served as chair of a board-level Technology Advisory Committee and he has introduced companies to accelerators and incubators.

Recently, he co-founded Capital Expert Services, LLC, which provides experts to professional-service firms, Fortune 500, and SMEs.

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