John Blake

January 7, 2021

A Partner with Cherry Bekaert’s Tampa office, Eric has served clients in the technology, health and life sciences industries since 2003.

John is the Principal CEO of Authorio Digital LLC, a growth advisory, innovation foundry, and strategic consulting firm. He assists boards, investors and senior management teams in building go-to-market, turnaround, innovation and transformation strategies that restore and accelerate growth, profitability and shareholder value. From promising early-stage ventures seeking validation traction to underperforming market laggards needing a reboot, John helps companies figure out what’s next, what’s needed, and executes fast-acting growth strategies to get them there. John’s current role is as interim CEO for PE-backed lower middle-market companies, he has engineered and commercialized bold growth strategies built on innovative digital-based business models including a student readiness assessment platform for the postsecondary education market, a senior care planning, and resource marketplace to support aging in place, and an expert network to facilitate the peer-to-peer exchange and monetization of domain insights.