John has a track record in successfully building, leading and realising return for internationally scaling companies.
He founded and led 2 Irish Technology Solution companies to corporate sale and he has also participated, at executive and non-executive Board level, in other companies’ growth and liquidity events, including fundraising at seed and post-seed stages, facilitating merger and acquisition execution, on both buy and sell sides.
John particularly enjoys working 1-1 with Founder / Shareholder Executives to underwrite their enterprise planning and execution, broaden their network and provide them with his personal experience of organizational growth.
Is currently the Managing Director of Beyonder – “Helping companies to Grow, with Confidence” – and oversees a portfolio of client engagements, including full Non-Executive Director / Chairman roles; advising on commercial strategy, operational priorities, technology advantage and, in particular, shareholder value realisation.
Advisor / Mentor / Director to SMEs ‘ across a broad range of industry sectors, to enable business development and aligned organisational change.
A registered Chartered Director John is an Investor Mentor for StartupBootCamp Ireland and EBRD Advisor and Mentor to Emerging Markets companies. John is a Chartered Director (Institute of Directors), holds a BSc from Dublin City University and is also an alumnus of Stanford Graduate Business School.