John is an experienced investment management professional, having been an analyst, portfolio manager, and senior executive at some of the preeminent global asset management firms. Prior to founding IGP, John was Managing Director, Head of Research for Fidelity Investments, where he was responsible for the strategic direction and priorities of Fidelity research and directly responsible for the performance of the following research teams: core technology, real estate, diversified analysts, international small cap and India. At Fidelity, John managed over 45 analysts and portfolio managers investing over $550 billion in assets. Prior to Fidelity, John was Senior Equity Analyst, Director of Research and head of consumer research for Pioneer Investments. He outperformed the market by 300bps over his two years managing Pioneer’s research fund. John was also a portfolio manager at Prudential and Montgomery Asset Management. While at Montgomery, he managed over $3b billion in assets for institutional clients. Earlier John was a Senior Global Equity Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein for 6 years.
In 2009, John left Fidelity to start, incubate and invest in new ventures. To date he has founded Cellucomp, Longbridge Financial, Education Funding Partners, and most recently Infusion Global Partners. John holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University with concentration in Finance and East Asian Affairs. John is fluent in Japanese.