John has a wealth of experience in building and selling software. He was actively involved in the financial markets for six years, trading credit products at HVB (now part of UniCredit). He then spent ten years of his career running a global product management team and a business unit at respected US-based software giants SunGard (now part of FIS) and Calypso Technology.
He met the other co-founders of BrightMinded when he joined the management team of Codefarm in 2006, where they used artificial intelligence techniques to create the dominant structuring tool for CDOs. At the peak of the market customers included Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch. The co-founders of BrightMinded have worked together as a team ever since.
John holds a BA in Economics from Maastricht University and an MBA from London Business School.