John O’Donovan is an aerospace engineer from Portland, Oregon. He has an extensive background in technical writing and has authored many articles, blog posts, technical documents, and spec sheets for several organizations including Daimler AG, Hyster Yale, and the Port of Portland.
At Daimler AG, John wrote blog posts and articles on behalf of the facilities engineering department to inform the public of Daimler’s sustainability policy and projects. His team’s main goal was to find ways to optimize the energy performance of several auto manufacturing plants throughout North America and to explore ways that his organization could switch to greener forms of energy.
The focus of his career thus far has been in manufacturing and he specializes in the maintenance and smooth operation of manufacturing plants.
Being from the Pacific NorthWest, John enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, archery, and fishing. He is also an experienced traveler and has spent over five years of his life living abroad. Most of this time was spent in Europe and Asia. He has a passion for learning new things and loves simplifying complex topics so that they are easily digestible for readers.