Prior to co-founding FGCP, John founded Hoplite Capital Management, L.P., in 2003 and was the firm’s Chief Investment Officer. At its peak, he grew Hoplite to $3.7 billion in AUM. From 1999 to 2003, John was an Industrials Analyst, Financial Services Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Viking Global Investors, LLC. Before Viking, John worked as an Industrials Analyst at Tiger Management Corporation. He began his career as a Financial Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the investment banking division and principal investment area.
John graduated with honors from Yale University with a BA in Economics and International Studies. He is also a Trustee of the Tiger Foundation and a member of the Yale Development Council. He serves on the Boards of the Yale Football Alumni Organization, iMentor and the American Museum of Natural History.