John Bassett, EVP – Managed Services & Chief Technology Officer
John Bassett is a seasoned IT specialist with more than 25 years of experience as a software engineer, network manager, systems implementer and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne technology expert.
He is responsible for conducting architectural requirement analyses for clients including load balancing, SSL, high availability and disaster recovery. He is based in the company’s Mansfield, Ohio office.
Mr. Bassett is part of the management team that joined GSI in 2008 through its merger with Enterprise Solutions Providers, a company he co-founded in 2004. Enterprise Solutions Providers was a prominent, Midwest-based JDE services company.
Mr. Bassett has managed the technical project life cycle for many companies including Target, United Technologies Power, La-Z-Boy and Nebraska Furniture Mart and has experience in a broad range of industries including manufacturing, real estate, energy, food & drug and retail.
He holds a BS in Information Systems from The Ohio State University and is certified in JDE EnterpriseOne Technology and IBM DB2/UDB.
Mr. Bassett lives in Mansfield with his wife, Lori. The Bassetts have three grown children and two grandchildren. In his spare time, Mr. Bassett is a private pilot, a ham radio operator and a member of the Masons.