John is our head of Corporate Development responsible for mergers and acquisitions. Previously John was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at DTS, Inc. While at DTS, he was responsible for successfully closing more than ten M&A transactions, as well as numerous strategic business development, patent acquisition and licensing transactions. Prior to joining DTS in 2006, John also held senior corporate development, investment banking and investment management positions with Cadiz Inc., First Union Securities, Inc.’s Investment Banking division and Dimensional Fund Advisors.
John holds an M.B.A from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.