John focuses on Digital Infrastructure and Enterprise IT Services investments. John is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Bandwidth IG, Bluewave, euNetworks, Everstream Analytics, eX² Technology, Landways, Lemongrass, NearForm, Nisos, SummitIG, Telarus, TerraPact, Vivacity Networks, and Wyyerd Group. John previously served on the boards of ICG Communications (acquired by Level 3), New Global Telecom (acquired by Comcast), New Signature (acquired by Cognizant), Presidio (acquired by American Securities), GTS CE (acquired by Deutsche Telekom), mindSHIFT (acquired by Best Buy), FDN Communications (acquired by NuVox), Virtustream (acquired by EMC), Cologix (majority stake acquired by Stonepeak), Cloud Sherpas (acquired by Accenture), Contino (acquired by Cognizant) and Zayo (NYSE: ZAYO) and represented Columbia Capital’s interests in Mpower Communications (acquired by TelePacific). Before joining Columbia Capital, John worked in Morgan Stanley’s Private Equity Group, where he specialized in investments in the telecommunications/data services arena. He also held positions with Fidelity Ventures, the private equity division of Fidelity Investments, and the Investment Banking Division of Alex. Brown & Sons, Incorporated. John received his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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