John is Managing Director and a Senior Partner leading Landmark Ventures’ Technology Investment Banking practice. He focuses on providing M&A, private placement and strategic advisory services to growth stage private and public companies across the technology, hardware/semiconductor, digital media, software and Cleantech markets. John leverages extensive relationships across the corporate, PE and VC communities, with a significant cross border focus spanning US, Canada, Europe, Asia and Israel.In his 17 year career, John has successfully closed more than 50 transactions with transaction value exceeding 6 Billion.
Prior to joining Landmark, John was a Senior VP with Jefferies & Co, Inc. a leading global, full-service investment bank targeting middle-market and growth oriented companies. At Jefferies, he focused on M&A and Capital Markets transactions within the technology sectors, including lead coverage responsibility in the hardware, semiconductor/components and communications segments. John joined Jefferies as a VP from Broadview International, a leading technology M&A advisor, which was acquired by Jefferies in December 2003. Prior to Broadview, John was a Senior Associate with Robertson Stephens, focused on technology M&A, private placements and public equity transactions. John started his career with PwC Securities, providing M&A and private placement services to companies across the technology, industrial and consumer markets.
John graduated from Brown University, with a BA in Business Economics.