Venture-backed startup entrepreneur
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Startups
  • Technology

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

November 11, 2014

The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Purdue University Capstone Entrepreneurship Class
November 6, 2014

The Fingerprints of Innovative Organizations

The Innovation Connector in Muncie Indiana