John is a Partner at Relay Ventures where he brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise software technology, marketing, and sales. In that time John has helped hundreds of early-stage entrepreneurs build web-based e-commerce and enterprise software applications. John was previously Managing Director at Woodside Fund where he led investments in cloud computing, online advertising technology and software. Prior to Woodside Fund, John was leading sales and marketing teams at Netscape and Oracle.

John has an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley. John is the Chairman of the Early Stage Venture Capital Alliance (ESVCA), and serves on the Board of Directors at Trinity School. John is based in our Menlo Park office.