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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Washington's Super Lawyers||N/A||2004|
|Washington's Rising Stars||N/A||2004|
|Washington's Rising Stars||N/A||2003|
|EVP, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Secretary||Apptio||2014 - Present|
|SVP, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Secretary||Vertafore||2006 - 2014|
|Shareholder/Partner||Heller Ehrman LLP||2005 - 2006|
|Associate||Heller Ehrman LLP||2003 - 2005|
|Senior Attorney/Attorney||Venture Law Group||2000 - 2003|
|Associate||Baker & Hostetler LLP||1996 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Association of Corporate Counsel||N/A||2006 - Present|
|Washington Bar||N/A||2000 - Present|
|ID Federation, Inc.||Board of Directors||2011 - 2013|
|Washington Technology Industry Association||Legislative Affairs Group||2009 - 2013|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1996 - 2010|
|American Corporate Counsel (ACC) Docket||Recruiting, Retaining and Developing Top In-House Talent||2009|
|University of Notre Dame Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude||1996|
|DePauw University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Cloud, Big Data and AI 2017||Practicum||2017|
|Cloud and Big Data 2016||Cloud Continuity and Coverage||2016|
|THE CLOUD AND BIG DATA 2015||Marketplace Trends for Buying and Selling Cloud Services: Moving to the Cloud||2015|
|Growth and Exit Strategies for Software & IT Companies||What do Buyers Want?||2013|
|7th Annual Northwest Private Equity Conference||Keynote Presentation||2010|
|Association of Corporate Counsel 2008 Annual Meeting||Good to Excellent: Managing and Maintaining a Successful Law Department||2008|
|Working with and Advising High-Tech Companies||Mergers & Acquisitions||2007|
|Business Essentials, Contracts & Negotiations–Mergers & Acquisitions||Mergers & Acquisitions||2006|
|Venture Capital Financing–Term Sheets and Deal Structures||Venture Capital||2005|
|The Indispensable Guide to Private and Public Offerings–Overview of 1933 Act Reform Rules and IPO Issues||Securities||2005|
|Getting Ready for Real Time Disclosure||Securities||2005|
|Exchange Act Reporting||Securities||2005|
|Anti-Takeover Strategies||Mergers & Acquisitions||2005|
Posted by Eric
I worked with John when he was with Heller Ehrman as part of our outside legal team at Qpass (which we eventually sold to Amdocs). One of my responsibilities at Qpass was running Corporate Development where among many things we conducted several acquisitions. I immediately recognized that John uses his significant legal expertise, fundamental understanding of business, and ability to keep pace with demanding corporate development priorities to provide great service to internal or external customers/clients. I would gladly hire him again or be pleased to work with him on the operating side as well.
Posted by Ed
I had the pleasure of working alongside John during a high growth period at Vertafore. As SVP/Corporate Counsel, John took a pragmatic business first approach to contracts, vendor and employee relations. He could be counted on to look at situations from multiple angles and advise the executive team on potential outcomes and consequences of various actions. An excellent negotiator, John was always able to find middle workable solutions within even the toughest of complex situations.
One of the things I always appreciated about working with John is that he could explain complex and arcane concepts clearly and simply.
John works amazingly hard and takes the "customer serving" aspect of his role seriously.
I highly recommend John as a senior executive and would gladly work with him again in any capacity.
Blake Ilstrup, Securities offerings Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I worked closely with John both when we were colleagues at Heller/VLG, and as his client when I was GC of Qpass, and I can unequivocally say that John is - hands down - the best corporate/securities lawyer I've ever worked with. His breadth of knowledge and experience, coupled with his practical and engaging style, make him an invaluable resource to his clients. Any organization would be lucky to have him - whether in a legal or business role, or a combination thereof. He is a rock star.