John joined OUP in 2012 and focuses on enterprise software, machine learning, cybersecurity, and hardware startups. At OUP, John has been actively involved in core technology investments such as Algorithmia, Clarifai, Embodied, Jibo, Kymeta, Lastline, and Streetlight Data. John is a board director at Embodied and board observer at Streetlight Data. John was also a board observer at Body Labs (acquired by AMZN). Before joining OUP, John was a summer associate at Lux Capital. Prior to venture, John was a manager in strategy and corporate development for Mahindra & Mahindra, one of Asia’s largest conglomerates, where he worked on in-house startups in technology and diversified investments.
John holds a BS in Biology from Cornell University. John resides in San Francisco.