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John Robinson

Managing Partner and CEO, Our Ability, Inc.

John Robinson
John Robinson
Managing Partner and CEO, Our Ability, Inc.

John Robinson is Managing Partner and CEO of Our Ability. Our Ability, Inc. is a company owned and operation by People with Disabilities to support People with Disabilities.  Our Ability is a USBLN Disability Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) specializing in Diversity Inclusion messaging, Disability Etiquette and Video Production.

John Robinson is a motivational/inspirational speaker. In the past six years, Robinson has been from Italy to Australia discussing the Obstacles he has Overcome!

John Robinson is the subject of a national documentary shown on Public Broadcasting Stations titled Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story. He also authored the autobiography Get Off Your Knees: A Story of Faith, Courage, and Determination published by Syracuse University Press.

John has been married for over twenty-one years and has three children. In 2014, John Robinson was named a White House Disability Employment Champion of Change. In 2001, he was selected to carry the Olympic torch as it passed through Albany, New York on its way to Salt Lake City for the 2002 games.

John Robinson graduated from The Derryfield School in Manchester, New Hampshire and Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. He has lived in Toronto, Ontario; Manchester, New Hampshire; Syracuse, New York and now Albany, New York.

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