John is a Managing Partner at Georgian Partners, which he co-founded in 2008. John’s area of focus include all legal and financial related activities involved in the identification, due diligence and post investment support of portfolio investments. He also oversees fund operations, fund raising and LP relationships for the fund.


Prior to Georgian Partners, John spent 11 years at VRG Capital where he was responsible for winning and accelerating a broad range of investments through due diligence, deal structuring, fund raising, M&A, operations support and post-investment strategic support. John received a BA at Queen’s University and a degree in Computer Science at University of Calgary. He received his Certified Financial Analyst designation in 1998. He is also on the Board of the Canadian Venture Capital Association.