John joins Revelry from Las Vegas as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives where he evaluates business ideas in Revelry's Startup Studio and helps with company strategy. A former New Orleans resident, John graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Ph.D. in Economic Development. He has worked with hundreds of startups as a Senior Consultant at the Kauffman Foundation. John previously taught entrepreneurship and strategy at Baylor University as well as directed the student business incubator. An avid ultimate frisbee player, you can find him slinging the disc when not at work.