John Collins (The Paper Airplane Guy) is the world record holder for paper airplane distance and author of four books of original paper aircraft. John is an award winning keynote speaker and has spoken at TedX Munich, WIRED25, Google Zeitgeist, Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, Carnegie Mellon, SalesForce, Genentech, Intuit, Sony, Mattel, Boeing, and many others. John has appeared on Conan, Discovery, WIRED, NatGeo, Disney, ESPN, TV Globo, NHK Japan, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, and many others.
John is an original Maker Faire exhibitor, having been part of every Bay Area Maker Faire from the inception.
The Paper Airplane Guy usually performs around 90 shows per year for schools, libraries, charity events and keynote/corporate gigs. He’s taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make paper airplanes.