John T Bell
Mr. Bell is the founder and President of Ajontech LLC. He has over 35 years of experience in the information technology industry. Mr. Bell also has a strong background in the hospitality industry, having served as the
Enterprise Architect for Marriott International. He supported Marriott for 12 years creating the architectures for many systems including Marriott’s web site, Marriott.com, and the Mobile and Services Oriented Architecture Infrastructure.
John has remained actively involved in the IT and Hospitality industries and chairs working groups in several standards organizations including the Open Group, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG). In 2013, Mr. Bell helped to create a secure payment framework for the hotel industry. This published framework has received a large number of positive comments from industry experts. Mr. Bell is the current chairperson for the new working group that will revise and update the HTNG secure payment framework.
An Associate Professor at Towson State University, Mr. Bell teaches classes in Java and web development. He is also the author or co-author of several software development books, including; The J2EE Open Source Toolkit, Professional Java Servlets 2.3, Professional Java Data, and Beginning Java Server Pages.
Mr. Bell has a Master’s degree in Computer Systems Management and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, both from the University of Maryland.