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John Thompson

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
16 INVESTMENTS
9 PORTFOLIO
4 EXITS
Description

Mr. John Thompson serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Inventure Foods. He is a Board Member of Seismic. He is a Board Member at Rubrik. He is a Venture Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. He is a Chairman of Microsoft. He joined the Microsoft Board in February 2012 and became 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).

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

John Thompson Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Flockjay 01-Oct-2019 Early Stage VC 00.000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000000 30-Jul-2019 00000 00000 000 Network Management Software Startup 0000 00000000
000000000 20-Feb-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Network Management Software Startup 0000 00000000
000000000 14-Feb-2019 00000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000 09-Nov-2018 00000 00000 0000 Other Business Products and Services Startup 0000 00000000
0000000 0000 11-Sep-2017 0000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
0000000 00000 10-Jan-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
00000000 00000000 28-Sep-2016 00000 00000 0000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Phantom Cyber 28-Sep-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Illumio 14-Apr-2015 Later Stage VC 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
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John Thompson Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Phantom Cyber 09-Apr-2018 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
0000000 17-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
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PernixData 28-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition Completed
DEY Storage Systems 16-Apr-2014 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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John Thompson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
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John Thompson Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA