John is the chief executive officer of JME Education (UK) Limited and the co-founder of the award-winning investment management simulator Market-Class (www.market-class.com).
John has an extensive background in developing products and services for the asset management and investment banking markets.
John’s career includes co-founding a company that designed analysis and valuation tools for investment management and corporate finance professionals - a collaborative venture funded by Reuters and Goldman Sachs. John also worked for four years in corporate finance in the US, with responsibilities focused on company valuations, mergers and acquisitions, public equity offerings and private equity placements. He also managed Thomson Reuters' data operations centre in Europe, the operational hub for the management and support of all financial data in the region, as well as managing the portfolio of Finance & Risk, Legal and IP & Science content assets for Thomson Reuters.
John holds a patent for private company valuations and a patent pending for predictive initial public offering (IPO) analytics.
John completed his MBA at the University of Chicago and graduated cum laude (with honours) from the University of Minnesota with degrees in Economics, Finance and Actuarial Science.