John G. Connors

Managing Partner at Ignition Venture Partners LLC

John G. Connors

John G. Connors

Managing Partner at Ignition Venture Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Microsoft Corporation
Ignition Venture Partners LLC

RelSci Relationships

4269

Number of Boards

36

Birthday

1959

Age

61

Number of Awards

4

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Motif Investing, Inc.

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Chief Solutions Officer at Rim Tec, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Tempered Networks, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Founder at AstrumU, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Splunk, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Qwest Communications International, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Ignition Venture Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Tempered Networks, Inc.

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Founding Member at Washington Policy Center

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Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at Chef Software, Inc.

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John G. Connors
Managing Partner at Ignition Venture Partners LLC
Family Members
Spouse
Former Professional at Westin Hotels LP

Westin Hotels LP owns and operates hotels. The company provides centralized reservation, advertising, system-wide marketing programs, and centralized purchasing, training, and support services. It is headquartered in New York City, NY

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

THE MONTANA PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP (MONTPIRG) IS A STUDENT DIRECTED AND FUNDED NON-PARTISAN ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO AFFECTING TANGIBLE, POSITIVE CHANGE THROUGH EDUCATING AND EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF CIVIC LEADERS.

Career History
Managing Partner
2005 - Current

Ignition Venture Partners is an early-stage (Seed, Series A, occasional Series B) business software venture capital firm with unparalleled connections in Silicon Valley and Seattle. The firm do not invest consumer, telecom infrastructure, pure hardware or large capital projects and their main focus areas are Mobile Enterprise, Internet, Micro Services/Containers, Vertical SAAS, FinTech, Software Defined Networking, Hybrid Clouds, and Blockchain Applications.

General Partner
Current

KenSci, Inc. develops risk prediction platform for the healthcare industry. It offers care variation, chronic kidney disease, sepsis, and end of life predictions. The firm also provides risk of readmission solutions. The company was founded by David Hazel, Samir Manjure, and Ankur Teredesai in November 2015 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration
1989 - 2005

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2020 - Current

Symend, Inc. designs and develops a debt collection software. The firm combines automation, predictive analytics, and expanded treatments to reduce debt delinquency and promote transparency in the collection process. It offers Symend platform. The company was founded by Hanif Joshaghani and Tiffany Kaminsky in 2016 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

Icertis, Inc. develops enterprise contract management platform. It provides solutions to energy and utilities, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and transportation. The company was founded by Samir Bodas, Unmesh Bhathija, and Monish Barda in 2009 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Tempered Networks, Inc. provides connectivity solutions, security, and technology infrastructures. Its products include IDN orchestration services and IDN enforcement and mobility services. The company was founded by Jeffrey S. Hussey and S. David Mattes in 2012 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Director
Current

Washington Policy Center promotes sound public policy based on free-market solutions. It improves lives of Washington state’s citizens by providing research for policymakers, the media and the general public. The firm also publishes studies, sponsors events and conferences and educates citizens on the vital public policy issues facing in the region. Its focus areas include education, environment, health care, small business and agriculture. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Current

The University of Montana Foundation’s mission is to increase philanthropic support to ensure the University of Montana’s excellence, access and affordability, focusing fundraising activity on the priorities set by the University and building and maintaining relationships with alumni and friends who donate to UM. It also manage an endowment. Earnings from the endowment provide ongoing support for the University. The Foundation is an independent non-profit organization with a 40-member Board of Trustees. The Trustees and staff work with University leaders to set fundraising priorities which support the University’s strategic plan.

Trustee
2008 - Prior

Swedish Medical Center Provides health care services. The company was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 +
2019

Washington Policy Center promotes sound public policy based on free-market solutions. It improves lives of Washington state’s citizens by providing research for policymakers, the media and the general public. The firm also publishes studies, sponsors events and conferences and educates citizens on the vital public policy issues facing in the region. Its focus areas include education, environment, health care, small business and agriculture. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

$5,000 - $10K
2018

The University of Washington Foundation is a non-profit, public 501(c)(3) organization that advances the mission of the University of Washington by seeking and securing private support for its programs in service to students and society. The Foundation is a conduit for giving to University of Washington students, faculty, programs and/or facilities; gifts are applied to the UW fund or allocated as designated by the donors.

$100K - $1M
2017

The University of Washington Foundation is a non-profit, public 501(c)(3) organization that advances the mission of the University of Washington by seeking and securing private support for its programs in service to students and society. The Foundation is a conduit for giving to University of Washington students, faculty, programs and/or facilities; gifts are applied to the UW fund or allocated as designated by the donors.

Political Donations
$15K
2014

Senator at Office of the Senator from Montana, Steve Daines

$2,600
2013

Senator at Office of the Senator from Montana, Steve Daines

$2,600
2013

Representative from Washington's 3rd Congressional District

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Ignition Venture Partners V LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Botkeeper, Inc. develops accounting and bookkeeping software solutions for businesses. The firm offers revenue recognition, accounts receivable tracking, invoices generation, accounts payable tracking, document management, banking and credit card reconciliation solutions. The company was founded by Enrico Palmerino and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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New West Publishing LLC operates as a network of online communities. The firm is a digital guide to news, analysis and culture. The company was founded by Courtney Lowery in 2005 and is headquartered in Missoula, MT.

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Xcerion AB provides cloud computer services. It offers CloudMe, which is a service for storing, accessing and sharing information across devices and friends, and CloudTop, which is a virtual cloud desktop, and Hybrid Cloud Computing, which is a agile turn-key platform for building, delivering, and updating SaaS solutions. The firm’s service includes a complete OS, productivity tools, and applications needed for computing. The company was founded in November 2001 by Daniel Edward Arthursson and is headquartered in Linkoping, Sweden.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #98
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
Indiana University Bloomington - Distinguished Alumni Service Award
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