About me

John and his daughter Jessica

I have been an Angel Investor for the past 15 years and have enjoyed the excitement and fast-paced work of the industry. Prior to investing I worked for over 25 years at AT&T, both doing engineering and international business. I made over 100 trips to the far east and was working on “bleeding edge” technology- something I found to be useful when I transitioned into Angel Investing. I grew up in Chicago and graduated from IIT with degrees in Mathematics and Anthropology. I have two children, Jessica (22) and Jordan (15). Jessica is a recent graduate from the University of Chicago, currently working as an IT Consultant. She serves as the Editor and Webmaster of this site.

I have currently made over 40 professional investments, in an eclectic range of industies. For many of these investments I have been the lead Angel.


  • September 2, 2011 - 12:48 am | Permalink


    I’m also an active angel investor in NYC, for the past app. 18 yrs. I’m also an active VC, PE and M&A lawyer at Dechert LLP. I’d like to know if you’d be interested in looking at my brother’s latest company http://www.wallflowerme.com? Let me know and I can get you access to a demo video and short sponsor preso on the web site. Thx!

    Kris Brown

    • October 15, 2011 - 3:11 pm | Permalink

      Please send me a one pager. I am an investor in Pogby maybe synergy,

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