John Burke

Special guest

John Burke began working in the warehouse of Trek Bicycle—founded by his father—in 1984 and has held a variety of positions before becoming president of the company in 1997. Under John’s leadership, Trek has become a global business and one of the world’s most popular bicycle brands. John served as chairman of President George W. Bush’s President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, is a founding member of PeopleForBikes, and is regarded as one of America’s leading cycling advocates. A graduate of Boston University, John has authored three published books, is an avid cyclist and runner who has finished Ironman Wisconsin, as well as both the Boston and New York Marathons. John has two children and lives with his wife, Tania, in Madison, Wisconsin.

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