Kenton H Johnson, MS
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Kenton is a 39-year independent businessman, and successful 50-year veteran of small to large project development, marketing and sales for: business, government and military in both technical and non-technical markets. Applying his
skills, he has developed or launched several profitable businesses and projects. He has been instrumental in developing ground-breaking, international projects and presence, being trained, updated, then mentoring dozens of startups in multi-national and local business clubs, as well as through 100s of stellar connections and information sources worldwide.
He's a member of several professional groups; speaks, reads and writes some Spanish and French; taught highly-technical courses across the US and in Europe; written and published five books, four journals, five websites, dozens of marketing webpages and 100s of technical columns and articles; has had P&L responsibility to $220mm.
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Property Ownership Transition:
with Owners of large properties/projects and us$100mm++ Cash Purchasers around the world:
to be worth us$100mm+, as Chief Capital Officer (CCO):
- Turnkey Income Properties - Apartment Complexes, Malls, Office Buildings, Industrial Parks
- High-Tech - hardware, software, services and mobile Apps
- Energy Fields - Oil, Gas, Shale, Wind, Solar, Geothermal
- Mines - Gold, Silver, PGM, Other Metals, Coal, Uranium, Gravel, Other Minerals
- Land - with Water / Grazing / Mineral / Air Rights; with or without Buildings
Other Business Services:
- Preparation (Conceptualization) - analysis, documentation;
- Process (Capitalization) - funder connections ($20K-$2bn), presentations, negotiations, staging;
- Profit (Completion) - marketing, sales, operations, technology, personnel, project management, add'l financing and opportunities, best utilizing the many
- Passive Income Streams: Real Estate Investing is one of many passive investment possibilities ranging from $1,000 on up with 30% Annual ROI and more. Initial consultation currently offered at no charge - MMFFA
- Real Estate Investment: Passive and Active - managing the tools and professionals to acquire large commercial property such as apartment complexes -
- Passive Internet Marketing: advise on THE formula that makes Internet marketers wealthy: GOgitMMM™ - (make a) Great Offer - Get (prospect) Information Today (builds a database) - Market, Market, Market (gently) -
- Guidance on the Education from Bill Bartmann, Brian Tracy and other greats
- Write the
Prosper Systems Blog
providing a streamlined service to build the
future of web marketing: user-maintainable, single-purpose sales
letters for the initial sale, give-away,
appointment or product/service introduction, that captures
visitors' attention and involvement immediately, followed by
gentle, opt-in marketing and exposure to more robust sites and
, Online Vita, CV, Resume, Work History, Skills, Bio, Proposal or PPT Presentation Slides.
, updating a wide array of currency option trading information for
students and veterans.
, directed its wide recognition throughout the US and beyond, compiled, edited and wrote articles for the site's online
Wellness eJournal - Consultant / Former Owner.
B.S. General Engineering, California State University, San Jose
M.S. Inter-Disciplinary Systems, California State University, San Jose
Credential, Community College Instructor, Computer and Related Technologies, California
License, Professional Engineer, State of Colorado (expired)
Post Graduate, 6 units,
French, Colorado College, Colorado Springs
Post Graduate, 60 units,
Technology and Management, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; University of Colorado, Colorado Springs/Boulder/Denver
Accomplishments (partial list)
|Continuously studying business startups, financing and marketing.
Mentoring multi-national and local businesses.
Meetup - Startups 2.0™.
|Building us$100mm+ Startups, preparing them for sale, and actively expanding
Companies, Collaborators and Capital sources.
|Documented, publicized and co-developed
state-of-the-art mixed-qualitative / quantitative decisions-making system for
other planning and
|Dozens of confirmed
predictions and action on them:
• Web Tech
• Other Tech
• Real Estate
• Social Movement
• Video Tech
• Wind Tech
Engineering Computer Applications Newsletter (ECAN) - marketed, sold, wrote and published highly-respected international A-E-C newsletter on PCs, starting 2 years before IBM's PC, as well as 5 books, 3 journals, 5 current websites, 2 current blogs, and 100s of technical columns/articles. See Publications below.
||Marketed, sold and presented 50+ well-received state-of-the-art business, computer and interactive graphics
seminars in the USA/Europe.
Pioneered GOgitMMM™ marketing and web sites with superior online presence.
technical marketing to computer, building and health industries
1000s of real connections and information sources worldwide.
ground-breaking technical software product into several national and international technical markets, including major marketing and sales campaigns, full trade show booth/ participation, publicity campaigns, advertising, direct mail, promotionals, databases and all literature.
legislative voting system into city and county governments, in the US and internationally, including major marketing and sales campaigns, display booth/participation, publicity campaigns, advertising, promotionals, databases and new literature.
||Member and contributor,
several professional groups and
Marketed and managed technical drawing conversion for major
graphics systems, outselling the other four salesmen combined.
Train, consult and support 100s of entrepreneurs and real estate investors
Professional Engineer (PE) License, State of Colorado (expired), preceded by Engineer in Training (EIT), California.
pioneering Inter-Disciplinary MS in Cybernetic Systems - California State University, San Jose.
Developed new comprehensive PC guidelines within very wide-ranged user and management understanding and opinions.
Speak, read, write some Spanish/French and
edit romance-language to English translations - marketing and technical.
Led software updgrades and implementation,
multi-$B SR-71 ELINT system for live Asian missions.
multi-$B NORAD Cheyenne Mountain upgrade, (within 18 months of university graduation).
Managed profitable real estate projects: apartment houses, rehabs, as well as others' and personal rentals.
||Co-developed and fully-documented analysis applications for world’s
premiere computer traffic control system.
full redistricting mapping system to street level from scratch for 11 state governments.
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) mini and PC systems, 1979-1987.
computerized design, development and cost accounting - major state road construction tech and 100s of Engineering, Architecture and Construction firms across the USA.
Designed, promoted and enrolled 591 (mostly) non-marketing-oriented practitioners into Metro Denver then national professional health association, and
Website (with larger eGuide and continuing eLetter / eJournal) - single-handedly 300 in 2 years then 211 more in next 4, plus 80 through a Louisiana practitioner.
Developed several complex feasibility studies and implementation plans.
First consultant then led team implementing new mainframe computer use for water Engineering/Planning.
Promoted, and often managed, top-management decision-making groups and project task forces.
Improved customer relations of professional teams, streamlining project and decision-making activities.
Wrote reorganization plans to consolidate diverse computer activities into smooth-functioning groups.
Upgraded documentation, work scheduling, reporting and general communications standards in several technical organizations.
Successfully marketed, sold, and supported, via phone, mail and directly: software, computer and other products, as well as environmental and automated services.
Created and executed marketing plans, promotions and sales for high-tech companies of many sizes. Increased sales by as much as 400%.
Promoted, sold, and managed consulting and programming contracts for interactive graphics, technical analysis, and office applications.
Publications (partial list)
Online Business Articles -
GOgitMMM™ Power Internet Marketing,
Books/ Startups, Internet Marketing & Glossaries - author, edit, maintain, market, 10pp, 2014-
Top Vitas Online CV, Resume, Bio Site - TopVitas.com - author, edit, maintain, market, 20pp, 2010-
Prosper Systems Blog - Business Success and Wealth - author, edit, maintain, market, 40pp, 2009-
Website Building using
GoDaddy. com's Website Tonight -
Website Yesterday -
author, co-author, edit, maintain, market, 7pp, 2008-
Business Information Articles - ProsperSystems. biz - author, edit, maintain, 200pp, 2005-
Millionaire Mind Financial Freedom Account Consultation - MMFFA - authored, maintain, market, Chief Consultant, 2pp, 2004-
|Several Business Documents:
Formats (Overviews and
Marketing/Sales Plans/Systems -
authored, revised, edited, promoted, 2-50pp ea, ~50, 1994-
The Magic of Bio-Algae Concentrates: The Michael Kiriac Story - collaborated, edited, published, 48pp, 2003.
CompWellness Network - CompWellness. org - author, co-author, edit, maintain, market, until sold to another publisher, 700pp, 2003-2012
Complementary Wellness Journal, Denver Metro - authored, co-authored, edited, published, distributed, 6-16pp each, bi-monthly, 2001-2003.
Sample 16pp PDF.
CompWellness Blog - Full-Spectrum Healthcare - co-authored, edited, maintained, marketed, 20pp, 2009-2012
WebPages / Online Brochures -
CompWellness. org sub-sites -
some doubled as 2-column/ 2-sided stand-up brochure - authored, co-authored, edited, maintained, marketed, 1-5pp ea, 3 dozen, 2000-2012
21st Century Wellness eLetter
as part of
CompWellness - authored, co-authored, edited, maintained, marketed, 2-4pp ea, 37 issues, 1999-2012
as part of
CompWellness - authored, co-authored, edited, maintained, marketed, 2-4pp each, 65 articles to date, 1999-2012
Complementary Healing eGuide - 100 modalities, in
CompWellness - authored, co-authored, edited, maintained, marketed, 200pp, 1999-2012
CompWellness.net - Full-Spectrum Healthcare information
- authored, co-authored, edited, maintained, marketed, sold to another publisher, 500pp, 1999-2003
Complementary Healing Guide, New Orleans Metro/Northshore - 48-modality text supported by local practitioners - co-authored, edited, helped publish and market, 112pp, 2000. Text combined into the
eGuide at CompWellness.org.
Complementary Healing Guide. Text combined into the
eGuide at CompWellness.org.
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Denver Metro - 45-modality text supported by local practitioners - authored, co-authored, edited, published, distributed, 144pp, 1998.
Boulder County - 49-modality text supported by local practitioners - authored, co-authored, edited, published, distributed, 128pp, 1997
Denver Metro - 36-modality text supported by local practitioners - authored, co-authored, edited, published, distributed, 128pp, 1997.
|Books / Booklets|
Buying A Small Computer,
American Consulting Engineers Council (ACEC) and Construction Industry Press;
(reprint page) - authored, edited, 34pp, 1981-2.
Article reprint compilations from Engineering Computer Applications Newsletter (ECAN) -
authored, compiled, edited, published, marketed, sold, 16-28pp ea, half dozen, 1980-1981.
|Articles / Presentations / Media Placements|
authored, edited, placed, 1-4pp ea, ~100, 1985-2003
Several invited papers and presentations for several technical groups and articles for one dozen national and local technical
periodicals (road, civil, construction, graphic, professional engineering) - authored, edited, 1-20pp ea, ~50, 1980-1986.
|Studies / Plans - Computerization|
Computer Alternative Studies and Master Plans - Colorado Computer Consulting (CCC) and ECA Inc, authored, edited, 12-100pp ea, 5 dozen, 1978-1987
|Newsletters / Documents|
Engineering Computer Applications Newsletter (ECAN) - ECA Inc, authored, co-authored, edited, published, distributed, 6-14pp ea, monthly, 1979-1985.
Decision-making articles, Systemation Letter - authored, edited, 4pp ea, 4 issues, 1974-1975.
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Scientific Program Library Documentation and
SPARKS Newsletter - Denver Water Department, Colorado, authored, edited, 250pp, 1978
Goal-Fabric Analysis (for mixed, qualitative-quantitative decision making) - thesis, California State University, San Jose, authored, edited, published, adapted to USFS and Systemation, 115pp, 1972
San Jose Traffic Control Project Program Documentation-Operations Manual - Research and Development Department, City of San Jose, California, co-authored, edited, 600pp, 1971
Traffic Census Computer User's Manual - USDA Forest Service Transportation Systems Planning Development Project, California State University, San Jose, co-authored, edited, 500pp, 1970
||Other Writing -
Several major web search entries, including the above and:
|Business Articles -
on web search
||Health Articles - at
CompWellness.org, and on the road in the
Wellness eJournal, 1999-2003
||Social Media Activity:
Google+ (better record than LinkedIn) •
Experience (Conventional Format -
Prosper Systems, LLC, Founding Member (Jan 2005 - Present)
Property Ownership Transition: Collaborate with Owners of large properties/projects and Cash Purchasers around the world.
Business Planning/Funding: As Consultants or Chief Capital Officers (CCO), prepare clients for funding presentations for new and existing businesses from $20K to $2bn. Introduce funders. Analyze marketing plans, sales plans, financial statements, management team and business operations; provide additional management team members available upon funding; analyze document compliance; update all documents for presentation; develop funding presentation strategies and assist with presentation preparation; assist with funder negotiations; and provide additional administrative services or personnel; prepare for and sell the business at the best time and ROI.
Real Estate Investment: managed the tools and professionals to acquire large commercial property such as apartment complexes via a passive program to take the research, management and confusion out of real estate investing or an active program to research, obtain and manage real estate.
Implement Internet Marketing: (make a) Great Offer – Get (prospect) Information Today (builds a database) – Market, Market, Market (gently).
Excellent House, LLC, Managing Partner (Nov 2004 - Dec 2009)
Find, improve and market financially or physically depressed properties in nice neighborhoods - working with investors, retail buyers, lenders, and other real estate services, to create and winning result for all. Managed several units and projects.
CompWellness Network, Founder/Director (Sep 1996 - Jan 2012)
International, dynamic, growing organization of healthcare practitioners, practitioner groups and related businesses, as well as a strong marketing organization yielding low overhead for the sponsoring members and high impact towards the group's mission. Sold to another publisher..
CompWellness.net; more recent version,
High-Tech Marketing, Principal Consultant (Sep 1987 - Aug 1996)
Created and executed marketing plans, promotions and sales for high-tech companies of many sizes. Increased sales by as much as 400%.
Engineering Computer Applications, Inc (ECA) / Colorado Computer Consulting, Owner (Aug 1978 - Dec 1990)
Designed and implemented 100s of Complex Technical hardware and software applications. Studied and implemented Computer-Aided-Design/Drafting (CADD) systems. Construction, engineering, geological, scientific, political and administrative. Mainframe, timeshare and PCs. International newsletter for Engineers (ECAN). 50 Seminars US and abroad. Samples:
Denver Water Department, Scientific Consultant (Jan 1976 - Aug 1978)
Trained and consulted engineers and techs on utilizing new mainframe computer: newsletters, classes, subprogram development, software conversions, documentation and direct assistance. Provided general computer orientation to all DWD staff.
Program Library Documentation
Systems Development Corporation, Sr Analyst/Engineer (Mar 1973 - Sep 1975)
Designed and implemented hardware and software systems in NORAD Cheyenne Mountain. Top Secret Clearance.
US Air Force, Lieutenant, ELINT Programming (Aug 1971 - Mar 1973)
Led programming team on SR-71 ELINT system. Top Secret, Special Intelligence Clearance. Honorable Discharge from Reserves, 1975.
City of San Jose Traffic Division, Chief Programmer (Sep 1967 - Aug 1971)
Programmed and created documentation system for all applications to implement the most state-of-the-art automated traffic system in world at that time: statistical analysis, reliability, routing and graphing.
USDA Forest Service, Analyst/Programmer (Sep 1969 - Jun 1970)
Transportation Systems Planning Development Project (highest-paid college student position). Documented, publicized and co-developed state-of-the-art mixed-qualitative/quantitative decisions-making system for transportation and other infrastructure planning.
USFS Computer User's Manual
California State University and Area Businesses, San Francisco Bay Area (Sep 1965 - June 1970)
Part-Time, summers and during school year: MS Thesis; Manager, 12- and 24-unit Apartments; Water Quality Analyst (led to Traffic Division programmer); Mystery Shopper; Math Professor’s Assistant.
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