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Co-Founder @
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3 Investments in 2 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
New York
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John Johnson is the Director of the Harmony Institute, a research organization that studies the social impact of entertainment media. He consults with media creatives, socially conscious film funds and production companies to help their work achieve concrete, positive change in specific target constituencies.

He is co-founder of buzzfeed.com, a trend detector and platform for transmitting contagious media and is the founder of Eyebeam, a MacArthur and NEA funded non-profit art and technology laboratory in New York City.

John is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and is author of a book in production titled The Atlas of Art and Capital, a visual exploration of the financial, social and cultural capital models of legendary art enterprises from Burning Man to Andy Warhol's Factory.

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Founder

Co-Founder

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Founder/Executive Director

2009 - Current   (over 7 years)

Co-Founder

2006 - Current   (over 10 years)
Past
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Ended
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2009
2013
Founder
2009
2013
Founder

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Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2012$1.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2010$8M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jul, 2008$3.5M / Series APersonal Investment

Education (2)

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