Mr. Dean is a Managing Partner of Startup Capital Ventures. Previously, John was Chairman and CEO of Silicon Valley Bank, a leading banking institution that provides banking services to early-stage companies primarily in technology and life sciences. Mr. Dean was also former Chairman and CEO of Central Pacific Bank, where he led the bank’s recapitalization and returned it to profitability. He continues to serve on the Board of Directors of Central Pacific Bank today.
Mr. Dean is an advisor or director of various technology companies in the funds that he is involved in.
Mr. Dean has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and French from the Holy Cross College and a Master of Business Administration major in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.