John Montenero is a native New Yorker with 40 years of experience in the live performance and broadcast industry. Currently employed as the broadcast supervisor at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, John has enabled the UN to effectively achieve some of their most significant goals.
He has managed technical crews of all skill levels and became a master at harmonizing technologists with technology.
John is joining IMC and is volunteering for the Windsong Fest worldwide, as our « resonance master » for all the innovative and transversal approaches that we have developed over the last year in peace building.
During the pandemic, John designed and installed a Covid safe broadcast studio for the Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Secretary-General to host global multi-lingual hybrid engagements by integrating an in-person studio with simultaneous interpretation systems and numerous virtual platforms.
Most importantly for IMC, John is a kind and compassionate person who wants to make significant contributions toward awakening the minds of communities around the globe to become more aware of how rare it is to have a planet with advanced beings, and to deepen our understanding and appreciation for them.
Initially employed as a stage manager and VJ at The Ritz Nightclub, John co-produced the “Live from The Ritz” series which aired on MTV and included broadcasts of Run DMC, Los Lobos, Nik Kershaw, ‘Til Tuesday, and the Blasters.
John is currently making sure that we have all that it’s needed to broadcast our wisdom everywhere in the world where it’s needed and will be our technical supervisor at the second edition of the Windsong Fest in Aruba.