John Stewart has 20 years experience in venture capital primarily as a Partner with McLean Watson Capital. McLean Watson managed $160 million of institutional and family office capital through two technology focused funds. Notable wins included the sale of SkyWave Mobile Communications to ORBCOMM for $US182 million and i4i’s $290 million patent infringement damage award against Microsoft. His corporate finance experience includes public and private financings, extensive advisory services to information technology companies, and mergers and acquisitions. His operating experience includes acquiring and operating two integrated manufacturing businesses, which were subsequently restructured and divested.
Mr. Stewart currently serves as a director of Quantec Geoscience, a world leader in ground-based geophysical exploration services.
Prior to 1994 Mr. Stewart worked in the merchant and commercial banking sectors. Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mt. Allison University and is a CPA, CA.