|University of Chicago, MBA||1996|
|Cincinnati University of Law, JD||1989|
|Miami University, BS||1984|
|Economics and Political Science|
John Gardner / Nokia Growth Partners
John has led and managed investments in companies across the information technology spectrum, including enterprise software, carrier software, systems and component companies. John comes to Nokia Growth Partners from BlueRun Ventures, where he was one of the founding partners at that firm. Prior to that, John held a senior business development role at Nokia. and has over 15 years of experience advising and working with start-up and emerging businesses, including extensive transactional experience in mergers, acquisitions and venture capital investments. John is based in Menlo Park, California.