John has spent the last 15 years working with early and growth-stage companies as an investor, board member, trusted advisor, and advocate. Most recently John was COO at DHA Energy, a growth stage specialty manufacturer of precision components for the global energy industry. Prior to DHA, he was a Co-Founder and Partner at FA Technology Ventures. He is a trusted advisor to his companies and has extensive Board-level experience spanning several high-tech industry categories, with active participation in compensation, audit, recruitment, and M&A Board Committees. John is also an Adjunct Professor at Union Graduate College of Business, a position he previously held at the University at Albany and Rensselaer.
Specialties: strategy development and execution, C-level recruiting, venture and growth financings, strategic partnerships, restructurings, and turnarounds.