John is a US trained attorney and MBA, with a profound interest in Africa and fostering capital flows from the developed world into certain sub-Saharan African ventures. In 2012, he was a part of the team which arranged financing for the largest disclosed tech deal in South Africa, WyseTalk. He's worked on several other M&A, capital raise and advisory transactions in SA from 2012 to now. Prior to moving to SA, John was an associate at Morgan Stanley. He's recently earned a Masters from the University of Cape Town, with a thesis dealing with the international syndication of venture capital investments into South African ventures.