Partner & Co-Founder
John is a Co-Founder and Partner of Raine. John is responsible for Raine’s digital media and gaming practice. Prior to Raine, John was Global Head of Digital Media at UBS Investment Bank where he had worked for over 8 years in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group in San Francisco. Prior to UBS John worked in the Internet and New Media group at Volpe, Brown, Whelan & Co, a boutique investment bank based in San Francisco.
While at Raine, John has worked on a variety of advisory assignments including the sale of Playtika (a unit of Caesars Interactive) to a consortium led by Shanghai Giant Network Technology, SoftBank’s sale of its majority stake in Supercell to Tencent, the sale of Double Down Interactive (a unit of International Game Technology) to an affiliate of DoubleU Games, Legendary Entertainment’s sale to Wanda, and Softbank’s investments in Legendary Entertainment and Supercell, among other transactions. John is on the board of directors of DraftKings, Zumba Fitness and Jagex (sold to Zhongji Holdings), Raine portfolio companies.
John has a B.A. from Stanford University.