John is a Partner at Airtree Ventures where he focuses on early stage software investments. John recently relocated to Sydney from London-based White Star Capital where he was involved in Dice.fm, Hole19, Dollar Shave Club, Science Inc, Betaworks, KeyMe, Bloglovin' and Aire. Prior to White Star, John was the COO of Summly, a machine learning summarisation company which was acquired by Yahoo in 2013. John also co-founded London.ai which has become Europe's leading event for AI practitioners. John has previously held roles in Australia at The Boston Consulting Group and Allens Arthur Robinson, having started his career co-founding Bush Campus, a startup whose failure taught him more than the rest of his experiences combined.