John is an MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. Previously, he worked at American Express as a Senior Financial Analyst where he worked on customer profitability strategy and analytics as well as P&L management for the US Small & Medium Enterprises segment. He further has experience in E-commerce operations and economic consulting and most recently has become involved in venture capital as an Investment Scout at GoingVC Partners and as a VC Fellow with Lair East Labs focused on sourcing, ad-hoc analyses, and program operations. John graduated from Columbia University in 2016 with a B.A. in Financial Economics and will prospectively be graduating from Columbia Business School in 2022. In his free time, he enjoys learning about different things: startups, coding, cooking, etc. and is a gamer interested in the growing e-sports industry.