John is an experienced Founder, Senior Executive, Advisor/Investor, and Thought Leader with more than 30 years of success in the financial, technology, media, and healthcare industries. He is Founder and CEO of DecisionCFO, an interim CFO and Controller operating and investing platform. Leveraging extensive experience working with management teams, he is a valuable asset for companies looking to optimize, scale and exit their businesses through the implementation of technology. His broad areas of expertise include venture capital, SaaS, fintech, e-commerce, as well as strategic planning, team building, corporate development, and M&A.
Throughout his executive career, John has held leadership positions at venture backed, publicly traded and Fortune 500 companies. He previously founded Asia Media, Inc. whose clients included Comcast/NBC and Discovery Communications among others before founding DecisionCFO in 2008. He is responsible for growing DecisionCFO to 250+ domestic and international client engagements; completing $1.8+ billion in transactions; and developing an elite team with little turnover. John began his career and is a former international banking VP at BNY Mellon.
John holds a M.A. from Columbia University's School of International & Public Affairs in International Banking, Business & Finance and his B.A. from the University of Michigan. As an industry Thought Leader, John has been invited as a guest lecturer at Columbia Law School and Defy Ventures. He belongs to The National Committee on U.S. China Relations and was a founding member of the NY CFO Leadership Council. As a basketball coach for 10 years, John is adept at managing morale, inspiring loyalty, and motivating performance.