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Partner at Ignition Partners
SVP of Finance & Administration & CFO at Microsoft, Auditor at Deloitte Haskins and Sells, See All (3)
The University of Montana, Missoula



John Connors is a managing partner at Ignition, joining in 2005 after lengthy career as a software-industry executive, principally at Microsoft.

John spent sixteen years at Microsoft in several high-level, strategic roles. From January 2000 to April 2005 he was senior vice president of finance and administration, as well as the company’s chief financial officer.

He also served as vice president of the Worldwide Enterprise Group and vice president and chief information officer (CIO). Before becoming CIO, John held a number of positions within and outside finance, including corporate controller; general manager of worldwide financial operations; director of business operations at Microsoft’s European headquarters in Paris; and director of business operations for the Worldwide Sales and Support Strategy Group.

John is a member of the board of directors of Nike (NKE), FiREapps, Scout Analytics, Datasphere,... See More

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