John is an associate partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners where he invests primarily in big data/analytics, cloud, systems management/ITOM, open source, DevOps, IT/mobile infrastructure, datacenter and enterprise software.
Before joining Lightspeed, John was an investor at Austin Ventures where he focused on growth-stage investments in information services, fintech and digital media as well as on early-stage investments in enterprise software, IT infrastructure and consumer Internet. Prior to that, John was a technology investment banker at Morgan Stanley serving clients in sectors including semiconductors, software, communications equipment, ecommerce and social networking. John began his career as a financial economist at the Council of Economic Advisers within the White House.
John received his B.A. from Stanford University and his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller scholar.