|University of Pennsylvania, MBA||1989|
John has held a number of senior executive positions with successful startups during the past fifteen years.Â
At Computer Motion (RBOT), he was the CFO and VP of Business Development.Â At Citrix Online (CTXS - formerly Expertcity), John served as CFO and SVP of Strategic Development.Â At CallWave (CALL), he served as the SVP of Sales & Business Development.Â In his capacities at Computer Motion and Citrix, John spearheaded transactions which generated more than $350 million of shareholder value, including Computer Motion’s initial public offering and the sale of Expertcity to Citrix for over $230M.
John is a CPA and holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School.Â He is a member of the University of California at Santa Barbaraâ€™s Technology Management Faculty where he teaches courses on New Venture Creation and Entrepreneurial Leadership. He is also the author of an entrepreneurial advice blog: infoChachkie.com.