About John

John is co-founder of The Jersin Foundation which focuses on education projects. He is also a board member, investor, and advisor to dozens of companies with a focus on social impact, including in education, climate, and health.

John was previously Vice President at LinkedIn, leading LinkedIn’s largest business unit. John and his team helped millions of people leverage their education to find jobs, helped companies recruit more efficiently, and removed bias and improved diversity at thousands of companies nationwide. He joined LinkedIn via the acquisition of Connectifier, where he was CEO and co-founder. At Connectifier, John built a platform used by tens of thousands of companies, and pioneered the use of Artificial intelligence in recruiting to promote efficiency and diversity.

Prior to Connectifier, John was a product and engineering leader at Google. He launched real-time analytics in Google Analytics, as well as the first social analytics features. John was previously CEO and co-founder of Zintin, a company which built iPhone apps, including Scribble which was one of the 10 most popular apps in the first year of the iPhone app store. John received a BS and an MS in Computer Science from UC San Diego, and Stanford University.