John Burnett

John Burnett is a financial services industry professional with over 20 years of experience in risk management, compliance, and operations. His practical business acumen is matched only by a strong sense of civic responsibility, lending his time to several community-based organizations and advising entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Additionally, John is a member of New York University’s Alumni Board, a strategic advisor to New York Republican State Committee and former candidate for New York City comptroller. Follow John on Twitter: @IamJohnBurnett and Facebook: /IamJohnBurnett and for bookings, click John's Media Kit.

Recent Articles By The Author

Google Must Finally Cut This One Struggling Business Loose

Google Must Finally Cut This One Struggling Business Loose

Assuming it can find a buyer, Alphabet would be smart to unload this broadband service as soon as it can.

ExxonMobil Is Telling Investors Precisely What They Need to Know

ExxonMobil Is Telling Investors Precisely What They Need to Know

Activists have embarked on a political blackmail campaign, and the energy giant rightly won't succumb. Shareholders are served poorly when companies make accounting changes to conform to ideology.

President Obama to Leave Parting Gift to Big Banks

President Obama to Leave Parting Gift to Big Banks

With his second term ending, President Obama moves to leave parting gift to big banks. The move could anger an already-enraged electorate.

New York's AG Pivots as the Pursuit of ExxonMobil Hits Speed Bump

New York's AG Pivots as the Pursuit of ExxonMobil Hits Speed Bump

Eric Schneiderman's fishing expedition won't land the proverbial white whale. Instead, his taxpayer-funded exploratory search continues to excavate facts that the energy giant already made publicly available.

Alaska Shows Why Competition Matters in Broadband

Alaska Shows Why Competition Matters in Broadband

Urban and rural areas alike deserve broadband services to remain adequately connected to our society and economy.

Railroads Playing a Larger Role in the Transport of Goods; Investors Will Benefit

Railroads Playing a Larger Role in the Transport of Goods; Investors Will Benefit

Railroads offer a clean, safe way to transport large quantities of goods.

Rockefellers vs. ExxonMobil: Climate Change, Activism and Conspiracy Theories

Rockefellers vs. ExxonMobil: Climate Change, Activism and Conspiracy Theories

Climate change activists and wealthy philanthropists may have crossed the line.

How Streaming King Netflix Deceived Both Regulators and Consumers

How Streaming King Netflix Deceived Both Regulators and Consumers

The company admitted that it has been secretly slowing its videos to customers, and wireless carriers were taking the heat.

Puerto Rico: Debt Restructuring, Fiscal Reforms Are the Best Hope

Puerto Rico: Debt Restructuring, Fiscal Reforms Are the Best Hope

The U.S. territory's leaders could go a long way toward reducing skepticism in Congress by purging the overt corruption and fiscal mismanagement that has marred the government for a decade.

No Capital at Fannie and Freddie is Bad for Taxpayers, Markets and America's Families

No Capital at Fannie and Freddie is Bad for Taxpayers, Markets and America's Families

Taxpayers may be on the hook again to finance the government-sponsored enterprises.