Favorite Wooden Maxim
"Be most interested in finding the best way not in having your own way."
A CEO advisor with over four decades of working in venture capital investing, executive coaching, angel investing, investment banking, financial management, and public accounting.
Areas of Expertise
As a Coach
John has helped many companies across a wide spectrum of backgrounds and industries.
Aside from often feeling lonely at the top, the one thing all my clients have in common is a passionate desire to become better – better leaders, better decision-makers who get better results.
Executive coaching helps achieve this by exposing your blind spots and improving your self-awareness with your leadership team members. More effectively communicating your vision helps strengthen their sense of team work. Now the team can more effectively execute the strategic initiatives everyone better understands and embraces.
My career reflects my passion to coach leaders, spur innovation, and unlock sustainable business growth as a former VC partner, UCLA Anderson Faculty Advisor, co-founder of Los Angeles Tech Coast Angels, Optimize Inc. Strategist, and a Vistage Advisory Chair.