John Gannon

Biography

John Gannon has worked in the Internet and software sectors for the last 16 years in a variety of business development, professional services, technical architecture, and venture investment roles. Recently, John worked at VMTurbo, an early stage virtualization and cloud computing startup software company backed by Highland Capital Partners and Bain Capital Ventures. He joined the company as the first business side hire and led customer development, business development, inside sales and marketing initiatives from alpha through the company's public launch.

Prior to joining VMTurbo, John worked as an early stage venture capitalist at L Capital Partners, where he sourced and performed due diligence on potential investments in Internet and software companies and served as a board observer for OnPath Technologies, a physical layer network switch vendor. Earlier in his career, he worked at VMware, Scient, and FOXSports.com in a variety of technical and professional services leadership roles. He is currently employed by a leading cloud computing service provider.

John received a B.S. in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He resides in New York City with his wife, twin daughters, and an American Hairless Terrier.

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Books

Finding Startup Jobs: A Step By Step Guide For Getting A Startup Job You'll Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
Startups are a firm part of the new American Dream. In Finding Startup Jobs, entrepreneur and startup CEO John Gannon opens the playbook to job seekers on how to land a dream job in a startup and features some of the leading investors, entrepreneurs, and flat out hustlers in the industry.
Road to a Venture Capital Career: Practical Strategies and Tips to Break Into The Industry
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
In this book, I share what I learned during multiple successful venture capital job searches, with the hopes that you can leverage these strategies and tactics in your own venture capital job hunt.

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careers    mba    startup    startup life    startups    venture capital