John loves disruptive products and business models. His current investments include Avnera, Datameer, Lastline Security, Moogsoft, Quantifind, and Snowflake. John also works with Pure Storage and MapR, and he has invested with Redpoint China companies such as Qihoo and iDreamsky.
Past investments include Fortinet, Agile Networks, Sybase, and Documentum.
John is currently an adviser to the Stanford School of Engineering, and a trustee of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Prior to co-founding Redpoint, John was a general partner with Brentwood Venture Capital and worked at HP.
John received BS and MS degrees in engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
John plays the piano and is learning guitar while working on a mobile-music app for aspiring rockers.