John is a Venture Partner for CSA.  He works with our team to advise the Managing Directors on investment opportunities and how best to build value within CSA’s existing portfolio.  His interests include FinTech, telecom, cyber security, and real estate technology.
John is also Managing Director at Hawthorne Capital, a San Francisco based financial advisory firm that helps U.S. companies grow internationally.  Hawthorne also partners with foreign technology companies and investors looking for business opportunities within the United States.  Prior to this, John launched the Dubai office for Hawthorne Capital and worked with Lux Venture Capital Management, where he advised on international investment opportunities and technology deal flow.  John is a Wisconsin native and graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Georgetown University.