John joined ACT in 1998 and has been in varied operating roles and venture investing for over 20 years.
He is currently involved with ACT’s investments in S3 Group, Novate Medical, Swrve, Digit Gaming, Biosensia, Worldnet, Cloudium, Sixminute, Diona Technologies, Incereb, Slainte Healthcare, Video Elephant and NVMDurance
His investments included Adeptra (acquired by FICO Inc), Kymata (acquired by Alcatel), Frontier Silicon (acquired by Toumaz plc) AGI Therapeutics plc (IPO and acquisition by Vidara Therapeutics), Firecomms (acquired by ZJF Group) and was involved with a number of other ACT investments.
Prior to ACT, John worked as a product manager at KAO Infosystems, an operating executive at Kinde Banking Sytems and Misys plc, and as a consultant with the State development Agency
John holds a Commerce Degree in Marketing and Strategy from UCC and the ACCA Certified Diploma in Financial Management. He is an Adjunct Fellow at the UCC Business School, an Advisory Board member of BioInnovate Ireland and the CTTO.