John Chisholm, CEO of San Francisco based John Chisholm Ventures, has three decades of experience as an entrepreneur, CEO, and investor.
A pioneer in online marketing research, in 1992 he founded and for five years served as CEO/Chairman of Decisive Technology (now part of Google). He also founded CustomerSat (now part of Confirmit), and most recently co-founded and serves as chairman of Pyze, a mobile intelligence platform.
John is also president and chairman emeritus of the worldwide MIT Alumni Association and a trustee of MIT and of the Santa Fe Institute. He advises entrepreneurs through the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, the Thiel Foundation 20 Under 20 Fellowship, and the Plug and Play Tech Center.
Being passionate about startups, he is the author of “Unleash Your Inner Company: Use Passion and Perseverance to Build Your Ideal Business’ best seller.