John Kish is the Executive Chairman of Kasasa® and an Operating Partner with The Riverside Company. He has more than 30 years of senior management experience in the software and hardware industries and has led seven companies as President and CEO. Those businesses ranged in size from raw start-ups through $200M+ multi-national businesses.
Earlier in his career, John served in several senior management positions at Oracle, including Senior Vice President of Business Development, Vice President of the Desktop Division, and Assistant to the President responsible for market strategy and planning. Reporting directly to Larry Ellison, John established Oracle's Desktop Division and founded the Business Development organization.
John graduated from the University of Maryland with a BA in Logics and received a Ph.D. in Logics from The Johns Hopkins University.