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Managing Partner @
Investments
17 Investments in 10 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Palo Alto
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Person Details

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John is Managing Partner at Nokia Growth Partners since April 2007. 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.

Prior to that, John held a senior business development role at Nokia and has over 20 years of experience advising and working with start-up and emerging businesses, including extensive transactional experience in mergers, acquisitions and venture capital investments.

John serves as Board Observer at PubMatic (since June 2013), Vizury (since September 2012) and Cloudmark (since February 2010).

John also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Verve (since February 2012) and RetailNext (since March 2011).

Previously, John served as a Member of the Board of Directors at Zvents (from 2007 to 2011) and Rocket Fuel Inc. (from August 2010 to January 2016).

John holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Law degree from the University of Cincinnati – College of Law.

John is based in Silicon Valley.

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Managing Partner

Apr 1, 2007 - Current   (over 9 years)
Past
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Company
Sep, 1998
Apr, 2007
General Partner
Jul, 1996
Aug, 1998
Senior Manager - Business Development

Board & Advisor Roles (7)

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  • Board Of Director
  • Board Observer
    Feb, 2014
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Feb, 2012
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Mar, 2011
  • Board Observer
    Mar, 2010
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Aug, 2010 - Jan, 2016
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jan, 2007 - Jan, 2011

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