John F. Groom


John has been involved in digital technology since 1996 with the launch of the Positive Press website, which garnered wide publicity.

In 1998 he became the 4th full time employee of AnnuityNet, the first company in the world to sell variable annuities online. The processing system developed by AnnuityNet is now used by every major insurance company in the US.

John has 3 software patents:
  • System and Method for Searching, Organizing, Exploring and Relating Online Content – issued in 2018
  • Alternate Search Methodology – issued in 2021
  • Multi-dimensional interaction with data stores related to tangible property – Pending, filed in 2020.

Groom Ventures