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John Stewart

SIY Certified Teacher


  • Rochester, NY, USA

Languages Offered

  • English


John’s business career spans over 30 years working in technology companies in Rochester, New York. He is currently a Scrum Master/Team Lead at Pharos Systems, International, providing print management solutions for mindful businesses around the world.  Before that he was the co-founder and Managing Director of Ten Technologies, LLC.

John’s passion is guiding companies, communities and individuals in integrating mindfulness practices.  By growing Emotional Intelligence skills John helps people better navigate the complex world of human interaction.  This allows them to be better individual performers, better leaders and overall happier people.

John is a graduate of the SIY Engage program.  Provided by the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI), Engage is their advanced mindfulness and emotional intelligence training.  It integrates deep personal development with practices for introducing mindfulness to organizations and creating positive

John is a facilitator and primary contributor to the corporate Change Management program at Pharos.  For the past decade this program has been taught to all Pharos employees.  It provides skills and tools for successfully managing change, both at work and at home.

John is an avid reader and lifelong learner.  He is fascinated by the expanding list of findings in neuroscience which provide a scientific basis for mindfulness practice.  He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Union College.  He is a member of the Pittsford Federal Credit Union Board of Directors.