John Seymour is an applied mathematician and color scientist. He is a professor at Clemson University, teaching color science and process control in the Graphic Communication school. He has worked as a consultant since 2012 under the name “John the Math Guy”. John currently holds thirty US patents, has authored over thirty technical papers, has presented at thirty conferences, and has keynoted at six conferences. He is an expert on the Committee for Graphic Arts Technologies Standards and ISO TC 130. He writes a blog which is described as “applied math and color science with a liberal sprinkling of goofy humor.”
Between 1992 and 2016, John was responsible for advanced product development for QuadTech, a manufacturer of process control equipment in the print industry. Prior to working with QuadTech, John worked as a scientific programmer in medical imaging, satellite imagery, electron microscopy, and spectroscopy. He holds bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.