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John Powell


Mr. John Powell is an Angel Investor. Mr. Powell co-founded and served as Board Member at Alfresco Software. He served as Board Member at Outlyer. He was CEO of Alfresco until January 2013. He has 25 years of enterprise software sales and operations experience. Prior to Alfresco, John was responsible for running worldwide operations at Business Objects®. During his tenure, Business Objects grew at 50% per annum to $415m and a market capitalization in excess of $6B. Business Objects was subsequently acquired by SAP for $6.8B. Powell founded Business Objects UK in 1991, and built the UK organization and then the global organization into the most successful Business Intelligence player worldwide. Prior to joining Business Objects, Powell worked in sales management positions at Oracle® and Comshare®. He has a BS First Class from Birmingham University.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

John Powell Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
0000000 29-Sep-2014 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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John Powell Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 01-Mar-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
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John Powell Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
John Powell Angel Investor