John is a partner at GV, focused on investments in consumer marketplaces, e-commerce and enterprise companies. Prior to joining GV, John spent a decade at Google where he most recently served as head of partnerships and marketing for Google for Entrepreneurs, overseeing partnerships with accelerators and incubators globally. He also created Google Demo Days to spotlight high-growth technology startups from around the world.
John’s career prior to Google focused on progressive policy and advocacy. He was an early employee and helped launch the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to convene world leaders to solve pressing global challenges, and worked at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a progressive think tank in Washington D.C.
John graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in government and has a master’s in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.