Based in the national capital region, John is a seasoned technology investor and entrepreneur with over three decades of experience investing in and managing rapidly growing companies. Before becoming a venture capitalist, he co-founded US Order, which revolutionized online banking, went public in 1995 and was sold to Visa.

John serves on the Board of Overseers for the Hoover Institution and on the Board of Directors for the CLL Society. He is a member of the Investment Committee for the Stanford Athletic Department’s DAPER Investment Fund (a co-investment fund of the Stanford Management Company.)  He served four years on the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), is ChairmanEmeritus of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Board of Directors as well as the Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, has served as a technology policy adviser to Virginia governors Gilmore, Warner and McDonnell and has contributed his views to The Washington Post, TechCrunch, Fortune, CNBCFox Business and many others. John began his career at Bain & Co. and BainCapital, where he was the first management consultant to take a full-time operating role in a portfolio company.


  • Stanford University
    B.A. Economics
  • Stanford University Graduate School of Business