John has founded, co-founded or served in C-level roles in several high-growth and venture-backed startups including Formstack, Formspring, DeveloperTown, Vontoo, Wishoo and beenz. ¬†John is also an active advisor to entrepreneurs and startup teams.
John Founded Launch Fishers, a 16,000 square foot launch pad for start-ups and high-potential enterprises with the goal of being a catalyst for economic development. Most recently, John founded the entrepreneurial mentorship initiative Launch Indiana in partnership with the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Past and Upcoming Gigs
The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
- Purdue University Capstone Entrepreneurship Class
The Fingerprints of Innovative Organizations
- The Innovation Connector in Muncie Indiana
November 11, 2014
November 6, 2014