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November 28, 2018

John Knowles Buckner, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

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SONOMA, CA, November 27, 2018/24-7PressRelease/--

Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present John Knowles Buckner, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Buckner celebrates many years of experience in management and technology, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Buckner recently became a founding member of Music Meme LLC, Music Tees LLC and Organic Sodapops LLC, which are rapidly growing Internet commerce platforms. Coincidentally, he became a major investor and board member of Pica9, Inc., a leading marketing automation company.

Prior to this, Dr. Buckner was founder and chair of Pensco Pension Services, Inc., from 1989 to 1998 and chairman of the audit and risk committees until 2016; chair of Bohdan Automation, Inc., from 1994 to 1998; and vice chair and chief financial officer of Control Data Corporation from 1986 to 1989. From 1983 to 1986, he was senior vice president and chief financial officer of EG&G, Inc.; and from 1980 to 1983, he was CEO, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Prime Computer, Inc. Likewise, from 1975 to 1980, he was executive vice president, chief operating officer, and previously chief financial officer of Waters Associates, Inc. Earlier in his career, Dr. Buckner was controller and vice president at Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates from 1970 to 1975, and a manager with EG&G, Inc., from 1966 to 1970.

Dr. Buckner began his career as a student at Williams College, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1958. He then entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, completing a Master of Science in 1960. In 1965, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in nuclear engineering from Stanford University. Dr. Buckner subsequently graduated from the Harvard Business School advanced management program in 1974.

A respected voice in technology and senior management, Dr. Buckner has been an active leader in his community, having served on several local governance committees and numerous small company boards. He has contributed articles on engineering, data analysis, and systems to professional journals. He is a member of Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa and Chi Psi. Dr. Buckner has been recognized as an Atomic Energy Commission Special Fellow of nuclear science and engineering.

Throughout his career, Dr. Buckner has been recognized for his contributions. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the West.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Buckner has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America®, Marquis Who's Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who's Who titles, including Who's Who in America®, Who's Who in the World®, Who's Who in American Law®, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who's Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who's Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.


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