John Thompson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 22
  • Portfolio
  • 14
  • Exits
  • 4
Exits

John Thompson General Information

Description

Mr. John Thompson serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Inventure Foods. He serves as an Advisor at Reviver. He serves as a Board Member at Seismic. He is a Board Member at Rubrik. He is a Venture Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. He is a Chairman of the Board at Microsoft. He joined the Microsoft Board in February 2012 and became an Independent Chairman of Microsoft Corporation on February 4, 2014. Mr. Thompson brings over 40 years of experience in the technology industry. Most recently, he served as chief executive officer of Virtual Instruments, a privately held company. Prior to this, he was the chief executive officer of Symantec for 10 years, during which time he helped transform the company into a leader in security, storage and systems management solutions. Thompson also held several leadership positions during his 28 years at IBM in the areas of sales, marketing and software development and he also served as general manager of IBM Americas. Since 2009, Thompson has been an active investor in early-stage technology companies in the Silicon Valley. He currently serves as either an advisor or board member with Liquid Robotics, ReviverMX and Illumio. Previously, he served on the boards of NIPSCO (Northern Indiana Public Service Company), Fortune Brands, Seagate Technologies and United Parcel Service (UPS). He also serves as a Member of Global Advisory Council at Motive Partners. He completed his BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Business Administration from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and Master's in Management Science from MIT (Sloan).

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

John Thompson Investments (22)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Hubilo 24-Feb-2021 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
0000000000 00000 19-Jan-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000000 20-Mar-2020 00000 00000 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000000 19-Nov-2019 00000 00000 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000000 14-Nov-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
00000000 01-Oct-2019 00000 00000 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000000 30-Jul-2019 00000 00000 000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000000 08-Mar-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Drivenets 14-Feb-2019 Later Stage VC 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Clumio 09-Nov-2018 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
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John Thompson Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Phantom Cyber 06-Apr-2018 Merger/Acquisition 00000
0000000 17-Oct-2016 000000000000000000
PernixData 28-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition
DEY Storage Systems 16-Apr-2014 Merger/Acquisition
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John Thompson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Thompson Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA
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John Thompson Co-Investors (65)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Lightspeed Venture Partners 6 0 Series chart Industry bar
Index Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
General Catalyst 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kleiner Perkins 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SV Angel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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