John joined Kahuna in July 2016 as VP of Finance. Prior to Kahuna, John led finance at Insightly, a startup SaaS CRM provider for small businesses. John was also an early employee at Zendesk where he was instrumental in creating infrastructure and helping to grow and scale the business through several rounds of financing and eventually IPO. He has a diverse background having managed finance, accounting, legal, and various other administrative duties. John started his career in public accounting and was also an early employee at Salesforce.com. He received his Bachelor’s in Economics from Denison University and his MBA from the University of Maryland.
As a young adult, John completed 9 marathons as a competitive distance runner and also interned at the CIA.