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Honors & Awards
John is a CFA charterholder.
MBA, Tuck School of Business
BS, Finance, cum laude
John is a Partner at OpenView and leads corporate development and capital markets activities. He works with our portfolio to create and execute strategic and financial outcomes, including M&A, private capital raises, IPO, and secondary trades. He sits on OpenView’s Investment Committee, leads the firm’s exit planning strategy, and manages relationships with capital markets partners, including our limited partner community.
We take a truly 360-degree view when making decisions and taking actions – how does this impact and serve our entrepreneurs, employees, investors and the community? I see this play out on a daily basis and it’s something in which the firm takes pride.
Prior to joining OpenView, John was Director of Corporate Development at Rocket Software, a global enterprise software company where he drove inorganic growth initiatives and business development activities. While there he successfully executed 10 acquisitions, including public company carve-outs, stock purchases and cross-border transactions. Before Rocket, John focused on M&A as an investment banker at Barclays Capital, and he has also held various roles within the asset management industry.
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