John Robert Born, Jr.

Vice President, Business & Corporate Development at Vocera Communications, Inc.

John Robert Born, Jr.

John Robert Born, Jr.

Vice President, Business & Corporate Development at Vocera Communications, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Thomas Weisel Venture Partners LLC

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1923

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

01/01/1967

Age

51

Interests

Music

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Co-Founder at Control4 Corp.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Control4 Corp.

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General Partner at Technology Crossover Ventures LP

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Fund Advisor at Thomas Weisel Venture Partners LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Vocera Communications, Inc.

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Chief Medical Officer at Vocera Communications, Inc.

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Partner at Frazier Healthcare Partners

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Medsphere Systems Corp.

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President at iTradeNetwork, Inc.

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General Partner at Foundation Capital LLC

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John Robert Born, Jr.
Vice President, Business & Corporate Development at Vocera Communications, Inc.
Education
Class of 1990

Amherst College educates men and women of exceptional potential from all backgrounds so that they may seek, value, and advance knowledge, engage the world around them, and lead principled lives of consequence. Amherst brings together the most promising students, whatever their financial need, in order to promote diversity of experience and ideas within a purposefully small residential community. Working with faculty, staff, and administrators dedicated to intellectual freedom and the highest standards of instruction in the liberal arts, Amherst undergraduates assume substantial responsibility for undertaking inquiry and for shaping their education within and beyond the curriculum. Amherst College is committed to learning through close colloquy and to expanding the realm of knowledge through scholarly research and artistic creation at the highest level. Its graduates link learning with leadership—in service to the College, to their communities, and to the world beyond.

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Duke University School of Law (also known as Duke Law School or Duke Law) is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law began as the Trinity College School of Law in 1868.

MBA

The Fuqua School of Business (pronounced /'fju?kw?/) is the business school of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. It currently enrolls 1,340 students in degree-seeking programs. These programs include the Daytime Master of Business Administration (MBA), the Global Executive MBA, the Cross Continent MBA, the Weekend Executive MBA, Master of Management Studies: Foundations of Business, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi), Master of Management Studies (in partnership with the Seoul National University), joint degree programs (including joint degrees in medicine, law, environmental management, forestry, public policy, and nursing), a one-year Master of Management Studies program in Kunshan, China (starting) 2012 and a Ph.D. program. Additionally, Duke Executive Education and Duke Corporate Education offer non-degree business education and professional development programs.

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Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Memberships
Member
Current

State Bar is currently governed by a 23-member Board of Trustees.State Bar of California is by far the largest state bar in the country. Nearly 179,000 State Bar members actively practice law in California, while the rest retain their licenses as inactive members.State Bar of California is the only state bar in the nation with independent professional judges dedicated to ruling on attorney discipline cases. The independent State Bar Court hears the charges and has the power to recommend that the California Supreme Court suspend or disbar those attorneys found to have committed acts of professional misconduct or convicted of serious crimes. For lesser offenses, it may issue public or private reprovals.

Member
Prior

The State Bar of California is California's official bar association. It is responsible for managing the admission of lawyers to the practice of law, investigating complaints of professional misconduct, and prescribing appropriate discipline. It is directly responsible to the Supreme Court of California. All attorney admissions and disbarments are issued as recommendations of the State Bar, which are then routinely ratified by the Supreme Court. The State Bar was legally established on July 29, 1927, when the State Bar Act went into effect.[5]:xiii–xix Today, the State Bar of California is the largest state bar association in the United States, with 242,000-plus members as of January 2013, of whom over 179,000 are on active status. It is headquartered in San Francisco, with branch offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento.

Career History
Vice President, Business & Corporate Development
2014 - Current

Vocera is a leading provider of mobile communication solutions focused on addressing the most critical communication challenges facing hospitals today. We help our customers improve patient safety and satisfaction, and increase hospital efficiency and productivity with our Voice Communication solution and new Secure Messaging and Care Transition solutions. The Joint Commission data base on sentinel events identifies communication issues as one of the root causes in 82% of the reported occurrences in 2010. Additionally, a study published in the Journal of Healthcare Management conducted by Agarwal et. al.,"Quantifying the Economic Impact of Communication Inefficiencies in U.S. Hospitals" found that inefficient communication costs U.S. hospitals more than $12 billion annually or better than $4 million for a 500-bed hospital. More than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities leverage Vocera solutions to achieve improved clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. The Vocera Voice Communication solution and the Vocera Care Transition solution are exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association.

Managing Partner
2001 - Prior

Thomas Weisel Venture Partners (TWVP) focuses on investments in early-stage emerging information technology companies in the software and communications industries. Specifically, the firm focuses on the infrastructure and application software (including open source), security, semiconductors, communications, storage, wireless technologies and Internet services industries. TWVP makes initial equity investments of $2 million to $10 million across a range of venture investment stages. They prefer to be the lead investor and typically take a seat on their portfolio companies' boards of directors

Vice President-Software Investment Banking
Prior - 1999

Founded in 1998, Thomas Weisel Partners (TWP) is a broker/dealer headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York City, Boston, Denver, Colorado and Palo Alto, California. The firm is a subsidiary of Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWPG), a San Francisco-based investment banking firm. Their ultimate parent is Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF). TWP's investment banking, brokerage and equity research divisions serve emerging growth companies and institutional investors around the world. They are a member of the NYSE, the SIPC and FINRA.TWP specializes in the growth sectors of the economy with a particular focus on the consumer, energy, healthcare, Internet, media/telecommunications, metals/mining and technology sectors.Within the consumer sector, the firm focuses on: financial products, gaming/lodging, interactive market services, lifestyles/sports retailers, restaurants and hardlines and softlines retailing.TWP's global energy research is provided by analysts in three countries and covers the following trends: (1) fast-growing oil and natural gas producers in North America and worldwide (2) domestic and international energy service companies and (3) alternative energy technology and resource developers.Within the healthcare sector, TWP focuses on: biotechnology, diagnostics, healthcare information technology, pharmaceutical services, life science technology, medical devices and specialty pharmaceuticals.The firm's interest in the Internet, media and telecommunications sector include: Internet services, media, broadcasting and telecommunications services.Their focus within the metals and mining sector include: base metals, gold, precious metals and uranium. TWP's technology research focuses on: (1) applied technologies (2) communications components (3) core and wireless communications equipment (4) IP networking communications equipment (5) electronic supply chain (6) enterprise hardware (7) information and financial technology services (8) semiconductor capital equipment (9) broadline and specialty semiconductors (10) applications and communications software and (11) infrastructure software.TWP also provides value-added equities analysis across a variety of sectors including: industrials, financials, consumer, technology and healthcare.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2011 - Current

Control4 Corp. engages in the provision of automation and control solutions. It offers networking systems to control lighting, entertainment, security, energy and other connected devices. The firm builds secure infrastructure to provide cloud-base services which includes remote customer system access. The company was founded by W. Eric Smith, William B. West and Mark J. Morgan on March 27, 2003 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

Board Observer
Current

Vocera is a leading provider of mobile communication solutions focused on addressing the most critical communication challenges facing hospitals today. We help our customers improve patient safety and satisfaction, and increase hospital efficiency and productivity with our Voice Communication solution and new Secure Messaging and Care Transition solutions. The Joint Commission data base on sentinel events identifies communication issues as one of the root causes in 82% of the reported occurrences in 2010. Additionally, a study published in the Journal of Healthcare Management conducted by Agarwal et. al.,"Quantifying the Economic Impact of Communication Inefficiencies in U.S. Hospitals" found that inefficient communication costs U.S. hospitals more than $12 billion annually or better than $4 million for a 500-bed hospital. More than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities leverage Vocera solutions to achieve improved clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. The Vocera Voice Communication solution and the Vocera Care Transition solution are exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association.

Board Observer
Current

Medsphere Systems Corp. provides healthcare information technology platform solutions and services. Its product include OpenVista which provides acute care, behavioral health, state health systems and enterprise wide integrated solution. The company was founded by Steven G. Shreeve and Scott Shreeve in 2002 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA.

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